Slavonia

East Slavonia, Croatia, 2002:  On the road to Vukovar, the most devastated city in Europe since World War II. The Balkan’s version of Stalingrad. I was just about to end up in a rather difficult situation…  See what happened next…      Olympus XA2  

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Trio

Zardar, Croatia, 2002:       Canon EOS 100/Sigma 28-105/Ilford Delta 3200  

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Window smoker

Dubrovnik, Croatia, 2002: Grabbed this shot of a window smoker while wandering along Dubrovnik’s old city walls…   Canon EOS 100/Canon EF 75-300mm

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Three

Rijeka, Croatia, 2002: I was only in Rijeka for a couple of days, but found it a great place for street shooting. Canon EOS 100/Canon EF 75-300mm

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Zardar Wedding

Zardar, Croatia, 2002: Had a quiet time in Zardar on the Dalmatian coast- the most excitement being a passing wedding car convoy blasting their horns…   Canon EoS 100/75-300mm

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Red Bambina

Pula, Istria, Croatia, 2002: A bright red Fiat Bambina half fills a parking spot outside the fantastic Pula amphitheatre. The “Pula Arena” is the sole remaining Roman amphitheatre (27 BC -68 AD) to retain four side towers with all three architectural orders, and is also one of the six largest surviving Roman arenas in the […]

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Vukovar

Vukovar, Croatia, 2002: Vukovar was utterly destroyed after a three month seige against the mostly Croat defenders by the Serb-dominated Yugoslav Army (JNA) in November 1991. Some estimates are that Serb gunners fired a million shells into Vukovar destroying 15,000 buildings. It was the first European city since WWII entirely leveled to the ground, it […]

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Sphinx of Zardar

Zardar, Croatia, 2002. Spotted this sphinx in the front yard of a neglected mansion.  On closer inspection,  it was obvious this sphinx had no Pharohs face and was definately not popular with the locals. Perhaps it’s supposed to be Marshall Tito’s face, or another hero of Yugoslavia? Or more likely, it’s just the vain previous […]

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