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Old September 8th, 2010, 12:38 AM   #1
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Island of Krk - Croatian beuty

Island of Krk, Croatia

In this thread i will present you the beauty of croatian northernmost and biggest of 1000+ croatian islands. Actually, it shares the title of biggest with Island of Cres, because both islands are exactly 405.78 km2 (mother Nature is funny sometimes).
Population in winter: 17.860

The photos i will post here will show you the towns and villages, people and nature, beaches, etc.

Location of island (Google maps): click here





Geotagged photos (with exact locations): http://www.panoramio.com/user/217038/tags/Krk


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Old September 8th, 2010, 12:43 AM   #2
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I will start with Town of Baska, and its beautiful beach:







Church and cemetary on the hill



Mountains above Baska



Hlam Peak (461 m) and Prvic island in the back

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Old September 8th, 2010, 12:55 AM   #3
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Beach of Baska (one of most beautiful croatian beaches)











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Old September 8th, 2010, 01:01 AM   #4
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Town of Krk



Tower of Dobrinj (it's not christmas!)



Evening in Malinska



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Old September 8th, 2010, 10:22 AM   #5
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Malinska - evening panorama

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Old September 8th, 2010, 01:42 PM   #6
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I love Croatia. I went there in 2007 and it's coastline has got to be one of the most beautiful on earth.
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Old September 8th, 2010, 07:29 PM   #7
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Beautiful, interesting and very nice place
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Old September 8th, 2010, 08:38 PM   #8
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I love Croatia. I went there in 2007 and it's coastline has got to be one of the most beautiful on earth.
It really is!

Thanx christos!

One more view of Baska bay

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Old September 8th, 2010, 10:21 PM   #9
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Some photo postprocessing games

Malinska




Vrbnik




Krk (town)

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Old September 8th, 2010, 11:09 PM   #10
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Town of Krk - biggest on the island (population : 3364 in winter)











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wonderful places!!
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Old September 9th, 2010, 11:54 AM   #12
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Some random shots





View on mainland

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Beautiful island, but you have to add at least one vowel to its name, so that foreigners can pronounce it.
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Old September 9th, 2010, 09:05 PM   #14
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Beautiful island, but you have to add at least one vowel to its name, so that foreigners can pronounce it.
Well, most croatian islands have very specific names, such as Iz, Pag, Rab, Ist, Zut, Vir etc.
Old latin name of the island is Curicta, and italian Veglia.

Krk city walls:

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Jurandvor - church where first monument containing an inscription in the Croatian language, dating from the year 1100 was found.



and many monuments representing glagolitics symbols near the church



wineyards near Baska

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View from Dobrinj



cliffs near Vrbnik



beach near Vrbnik



mud





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Old September 11th, 2010, 02:59 AM   #17
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Lovely pictures
Not so sure about the mud ones but I assume the mud is for medicinal reasons!
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Lovely pictures
Not so sure about the mud ones but I assume the mud is for medicinal reasons!
Yes, it's healthy mud! I've try it once an my skin smelt few days no matter what i did.

One fine beach (panoramic, scroll>>>):

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Old September 11th, 2010, 07:57 PM   #19
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Old September 12th, 2010, 02:12 PM   #20
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City of Krk

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