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Boardwalk at the Lower Lakes at Plitvici Lakes National Park  

Boardwalk at the Lower Lakes at Plitvici Lakes National Park

A Day in Plitvici Lakes National Park

April 21st 2015
21 April 2015 Tuesday. After the huge breakfast which was also enough to make sandwiches for lunch, Mike and I proceeded the couple kilometers to Entrance 1 to the Plitvici Lakes National Park. The park, founded in 1949, is composed of sixteen lakes with travertine rock waterfalls between each one. Interestingly, the first shots of the Croatian – Yugoslav War we fired here on Easter Sunday in 19 ... read more
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Croatian Flag The lands that today comprise Croatia were part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire until the close of World War I. In 1918, the Croats, Serbs, and Slovenes formed a kingdom known after 1929 as Yugoslavia. Following World War II, Yugoslavia became a feder... ... read more
6th May 2015

Water heaven!
Waterfalls, turquoise lakes and these fabulous boardwalks--wow! I've been to lots of travertine sites, but Plitvici Lakes was the biggest of all. Walking on the boardwalks was so magical--like walking on water and so close to the waterfalls! How great that you spent the whole day there!
9th May 2015

This country has long been on our list and your blogs make us want to book a trip immediately. Love that you are having a great time. Love each detail you provide. Such an interesting part of the world.
9th May 2015

My blogs as an inspiration...
Now that I've finished blogging my trip, I'm pleased that others have been inspired to visit this part of Europe. There is so much to see and do in such a small area that I strongly encourage you to do so.

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