Croatian Adventure: Finding Romans in Pula

Explore the Roman ruins left behind in the city of Pula, Croatia

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Croatian Adventure: Krk and Vrbnik

The first stop on my Croatian boat trip was the island of Krk. It’s Croatia’s biggest island off the main land and connected by a toll bridge.  The old parts of Krk town are easy to explore on foot and full of narrow alleyways leading to small restaurants, konobas (a Croation pub-like institution with great…

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Looking at scattered Roman ruins: A personal thought on old rocks

Most people are aware how influential the Romans were at the height of their rule. I don’t think that people always realize how the Romans were everywhere. I guess they were some of the first hardcore travelers and traders and everywhere they went, they meant serious business. Roman ruins lay scattered across most of Europe, North Africa, Western Asia and Britain. If you travel to any of these places today and visit the sights, you will most likely end up with ‘ruin fatigue’ (similar to ‘cathedral fatigue’…).

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