Around the Adriatic: Croatia - Lovran, Friday, 2019 April 12

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April 12th 2019
Published: May 31st 2020
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No complaints about rain again. Today it snowed all morning! Our departure from Starigrad was in the rain, but since we were driving, that was ok. In dramatic swoops we rose through the mountainous hills of the coast into steep rocky landscape. A fast toll road took us through a 12 km tunnel into a higher, lusher plateau dotted with bushes. Further on, in a long valley, cows were grazing. Substa... Read Full Entry

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Nature's palletNature's pallet
Nature's pallet

Near Homojac
Pond above the millsPond above the mills
Pond above the mills

Majerovo Vrilo
Mill outflow Mill outflow
Mill outflow

Majerovo Vrilo
Crikvenica Crikvenica

Coastal town
Coastal road Coastal road
Coastal road

Nestled in the mountainous hills
Near Rijeka Near Rijeka
Near Rijeka

Long overpasses afford spectacular views

31st May 2020

Surprise, Surprise?
Now, snow in April doesn't surprise me or you either, I bet. It's good to know there are non-tropical parts of the world where it truly is unseasonable in mid-April. And what a photographic opportunity it gave you. Those ducks in the video look competent in resisting the river's current and the adjacent falls but I get the sense their feet are going a mile a minute.
5th June 2020

Snow in April
While snow in April in Calgary is not unexpected, these phenomena are not supposed to happen when I am on holiday! Even so, I did have my toque with me - always be prepared.

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