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Dalmatian Coast (2) Montenegro and Croatia September 2011

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S: Dalmatian Coast (2) September 2011 Montenegro, Bosnia and Croatia

FC: Montenegro, Bosnia and Croatia Photographs by Paul A Gitman

1: Sailing into Kotor, Montenegro

2: Montenegro, sunrise, Kotor Bay

4: Montenegro, Kotor Bay | Montenegro, sunrise, Kotor Bay

5: Montenegro, Kotor Bay. Our Lady of the Rocks. According to legend, the islet was made over the centuries by the seamen who kept an ancient oath after finding the icon of Madonna and Child on the rock in the sea on July 22, 1452. Upon returning from each successful voyage, they laid a rock in the Bay. Over time, the islet gradually emerged from the sea. Every year on the sunset of July 22, an event called fa¡inada, when local residents take their boats and throw rocks into the sea.

6: Montenegro Our Lady of the Rocks Church and Museum Kotor Bay

7: Montenegro, Our Lady of the Rocks Church and Museum Kotor Bay

8: Montenegro, Perast, Nautical Museum | Montenegro, Kotor Bay mussel farms | Montenegro, Perast, St Nicholas' Church

9: Montenegro, Perast, Humming moth

10: Montenegro, Kotor Clock Tower (1602) | The Church of St. Luke is one of the oldest churches in Kotor. It was constructed by Mauro Kacafrangi in 1195

11: Kotor, Cathedral of Saint Tryphon | Kotor, Serbian Orthodox Church of St Nicolas | Kotor , church in old town

12: Montenegro, Kotor, Central Plaza | Montenegro, Kotor, Church of Our Lady of Remedy, 1518, on hike to fortress above town | Kotor, view of fortifications

13: Kotor, fortifications. Hiked from bottom (center bottom) along walls to fortress on top. (flag on top right)

14: Kotor, view of fortifications

15: Kotor, view from fortifications

16: Kotor, night view

17: Kotor, view from mountains above.

18: Montenegro Driving the serpentine road to village of Njegosi. Not enough room for two buses on the road

19: Montenegro, village of Njegosi

20: Montenegro, village of Njegosi, forest fire close to town

23: Croatia, sunrise outside of Dubrovnik

25: Croatia, Dubrovnik

26: Croatia, Dubrovnik

27: Croatia, Dubrovnik, Noble Fountain

28: Croatia, Dubrovnik,

29: Croatia, Dubrovnik Synagogue and Jewish fountain

30: Croatia, Dubrovnik

31: Croatia, Dubrovnik

32: Croatia, Dubrovnik walk along the walls

33: Croatia, Dubrovnik

34: Dubrovnik Franciscan Monastery/Old Pharmacy Museum

35: Croatia, Dubrovnik

36: Croatia, Dubrovnik view from walk on wall

37: Croatia, Dubrovnik, view of walled city

38: Croatia, Dubrovnik

39: Croatia, Dubrovnik, entrance gate | Croatia, Dubrovnik, concert

40: Croatia, Dubrovnik Girl who was with her father, a performer in the concert

41: Women of Dubrovnik

42: Croatia, Dubrovnik at night

43: Croatia, sailing to Korcula

44: Croatia, Korcula

45: Croatia, Korcula

46: Croatia, Korcula

47: Croatia, Korcula

48: Croatia, Korcula

49: Croatia, Korcula Moreska concert and sword dance

50: Croatia, Korcula, sunset

53: Croatia, sunrise. Fort at entrance to bay at Sibenik

54: Croatia, Krka National Park, outside of Sibenik

58: Diving off the falls

60: Croatia, Sibenik | Croatia, Krka National Park

61: Croatia, Sibenik, St Jacob's Cathedral

62: Croatia, Sibenik

63: Croatia, Sibenik

64: Croatia, submarine tunnel outside of Sibenik | Croatia, Sibenik Fisherman in early morning light

65: Croatia, sunset cruising toward Hvar

66: Croatia, sunrise, Hvar

67: Croatia, Hvar

68: Croatia, Hvar

69: Croatia, Hvar Entrance to walled city, church and fortress

70: Croatia, Hvar. Fortress and prison cell in fortress wall

71: Croatia, Hvar Views of Fortress and walled city

72: Croatia, Hvar. Cemetery and view of Fortress and walled city

73: Croatia, Hvar. View of walled city

74: Bosnia, Pocitelij Downpour

75: Bosnia, Mostar, old city

76: Bosnia, Mostar. The Mostar Bridge was an historical bridge before its destruction in 1993 during the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The bridge was designed by the Ottoman (Turkish) architect Mimar Hayruddin. It was completed in 1566 after nines years of building and the surrounding town became a thriving trading center. The bridge was 29 meters in length and stood at a height of 20 meters, a classic example of a single span, stone arch bridge. It has been rebuilt since being damaged in the 1993 war.

77: Bosnia, Mostar. Prototype bridge built to see if the bridge could be built. | Bosnia, Mostar, Tabhana Turkish Bath

78: Bosnia, Mostar. Building damaged in war | Bosnia, Mostar, above, cite of Central Synagogue which was destroyed in war. Inside of mosque (left)

80: Bosnia, Mostar, Mosque

81: Bosnia, Mostar, dinner outside of city

82: Bosnia, Mostar, grafitti

83: Croatia, Burnji Primosten Restored home, green garden museum and entertainment

84: Croatia, Burnji Primosten. Restored home, green garden and museum

85: Croatia, Salona. An ancient Illyrian Delmati city in the first millennium BCE. The Greeks had set up an emporion (marketplace) there. After the conquest by the Romans, Salona became the capital of the Roman province of Dalmatia.

87: Croatia, Salona. Bones in a tomb | Croatia, Salona

88: Croatia, Split, Museum

91: Croatia, Split, sunrise

92: Croatia, Split, Diocletian's Palace

96: Croatia, Split Diocletian's Palace Temple of Jupiter

97: Croatia, Split, Diocletian's Palace , clear message

98: Croatia, Split, Diocletian's Palace

99: Croatia, Split, farewell sunset

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