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Postcards from Dalmatia (Podstrana), Razglednice iz Dalmacije (Podstrana)









This is a new feature on my blog. In these 'postcards' posts, I will share with you my photographs of Dalmatian cities and villages and write a little bit about the place I'm representing in that post. Podstrana is a small settlement near Split (8 km from Split). According to historical finds, it was originally a Greek settlement but it also has Roman archaeological sights. Due to various archaeological finds, some have connected it to king Arthur (in accordance with recent historical theories that offer the possibility that he was Roman) but naturally such myth figures as Arthur do not really have historical status and hence anything about them is hard to prove. To me the history of this place is interesting enough in itself so I do not feel the need to question or think too much about such new theories, interesting as they may be. 

Nešto novo na blogu, naime u ovakvom tipu 'razglednica' postova, dijeliti ću sa vama fotografije Dalmatinskih mjesta i gradova i napisati ponešto o svakom mjestu koje predstavim u postu. Podstrana je naselje (i općina) udaljeno nekim osam kilometara od Splita. Povijesna nalazišta nalažu da je u početku bilo Grčko naselje ali također ima nalazišta iz rimskih vremena. Zbog raznih arheoloških nalazišta, neki je povezuju sa kraljem Arturom ( u skladu sa novijim povijesnim teorijama koje nude opciju da je bio Rimljanin), ali naravno takve mitološke figure kao Artur nemaju zaista povijesne status te je stoga teško išta zasigurno o njima dokazati. Meni je povijest ovog mjesta sama po sebi dovoljno zanimljiva tako da me te novije teorije baš i ne zaokupljivaju puno, iako naravno mogu biti zanimljive. 

Comments

  1. Mi piace questo nuovo tipo di post ed è bello come Podstrana assomigli alle città del sud Italia!

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  2. tutte le città mediterranee sembrano un po 'simile, si?

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  3. Ivana, nice feature for your blog! What a beautiful place, you have such amazing nature there.

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  4. I like that place. I need a vacation right now. xa
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  5. Eh... Moja Dalmacija... Vec mi jako nedostaje... Super su ove razglednice :)

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    1. hvala i meni nedostaje, a moj odlazak iz nje je još friškiji:)

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  6. Non sono mai stata in Dalmazia, ma le tue foto mostrano quanto sia bella!
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  7. Radujem se ovoj novoj rubrici :) Što sam starija sve više volim istoriju, naročito te neke manje poznate činjenice. Svako mesto krije nešto posebno. Slike su predivne :)

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    1. hvala, slažem se...meni se uvijek sviđa kako ti pišeš o povijesti svakog mjesta, ne samo o onima sa putovanja, nego i o malim mjestima u Španjolskoj.

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    1. I like them but I can see why someone might think they're scary. Their beak is very sharp! Once I was bitten by one one year old seagull that I saved from the beach ( he recovered and flew away a day later)...I still have a scar on my hand.

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  9. amazin pics!!
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  10. Dalmatia is great, lovely pics :)

    xoxo
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  11. Che bel posto! Lucy www.tpinkcarpet.com

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  12. Sono posti che vorrei davvero visitare!

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  13. Dear Ivana, what a wonderful idea to install such postcard posts here! The "postcards" you selected here are making me dream of Dalmatia! Hopefully you are well and you enjoy the summer.

    xx from Germany/Bavaria, Rena

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  14. Oh very cute pics!
    xx

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  15. Ciao Ivana, che belle foto! Realizzerai un dipinto ispirato a questi paesaggi da cartolina?
    Baci,
    Coco
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  16. Красивые фото!
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  17. Just wonderful, I love this new idea :) xx

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  18. Dalmatia is wonderful, I want to discover this city ! Thank you for this travel in pictures :)

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  19. Fun shots. Great idea because you take brilliant photos.

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  20. The city looks magical, so dreamy and pensive. I love such places a lot, I really think would love to live in such place where you are. Those snapshots are very beautiful, I love those portraits of a seagull, and the city view is also marvelous.

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