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The spring of the river Tihaljina (photography ) / Izvor rijeke Tihaljine (fotografija)

Have I saved the best for last? I'll let you be the judge of that. This is my third and last post  (links for the first one and the second one ) from Peć Mlini and today I'll show you the spring of the river Tihaljina. This freshwater spring is absolutely beautiful. I was even fortunate enough to see a freshwater crab there, but unfortunately I don't know its scientific name. In vain I researched the internet, the name of this freshwater crab will remain a mystery to me. Nevertheless, it is another indication of how pure this water really is. Perfect place for a swim, my friends assured me!

Do you remember my posts about Trebižad river?  Anyhow, according to wikipedia, because of the fact that Trebižad river disappears and reappears many times, people have developed a total of nine names for it.In the past they didn't know it is one and the same river. Tihaljina is just one of those names. Isn't that fascinating?  Another fascinating information is that the area surrounding this magnificent water oasis was populated since the prehistorical times. Actually, it makes perfect sense. Who wouldn't want to live here?

Peć Mlini is in fact a part of the village Drinovci, located in BIH near the border with Croatia. The name of Peć Mlini, as fellow blogger +beate grigutsch  noticed, can mean 'furnace mills'. In Croatian 'peć' means furnace (or stove/ oven) but it can also be short for 'cave' i.e. pećina. I can't claim to know for sure the etimology of this name, but I think it is possible that in this case it can also mean the later because the spring of the Tihaljina river is as you can see located in a cave. In the first post, you had the chance to observe the ruins of one mill and in the second post I've included so many photograps that I decided to refrain from writing. This third post wraps it all up. I will repeat once again that I recommend visiting this place. Keep it in mind!

Jesam li sačuvala najbolje za kraj? Na vama je da prosudite. Ovo je moja zadnja objava o zaselku Peć Mlini (zaselku Drinovaca). U prijašnjim objavama pokazala sam pregršt fotografija pa i ruševine jednog mlina , a danas ću vam pokazati izvor vode. Izvor voda je tako čista da sam čak vidjela i riječnog raka, ali unatoč pretraživanju interneta, nisam uspjela pronaći njegovo znanstveno ime. Lokalno ga zovu škorpion i stvarno je divan, a ujedno još jedan pokazatelj čistoće vode... Ova je voda savršena za plivanje i rashladiti se, tako su mi rekli i ja to vjerujem mada se nisam odvažila.

Na internetu sam pronašla podatak da je rijeka Tihaljina zapravo samo jedno od imena rijeke Trebižad. Sjećate se mojih objava o ovoj rijeci? Pošto Trebižad izvire i nestaje nekoliko puta, narod ga poznaje pod čak devet imena. Zar to nije zanimljivo? Jednako mi je zanimljiv i podatak da je područje oko ove vodene oaze bilo naseljeno još od prapovijesnih vremena.

Ime ovog zaselka Drinovaca sigurno ime veze s mlinovima. Ruševinu jednog mlina mogli ste vidjeti u prvoj objavi. No, nisam sigurna na što se "peć" u nazivu odnosu. Možda se odnosi na peć, a možda je i skraćeno za "pećina" pošto je izvor kao što možete vidjeti u pećini. U svakom slučaju preporučila bi vam posjetiti ovo mjesto. 





 













 


















Comments

  1. Mislim da jesi :) E da mi je sad malo tamo pobjeći od ove vrućine i proštetati ovim krasnim drvenim mostom.. prizori su mi kao iz nekog filma, prelijepo!

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    1. I meni je ovaj most predivan, kao iz neke bajke je sve.

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  2. Predivne fotke draga!
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  3. This place looks amazing. I love the photos

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    1. Dear Ivana, you definitely saved the best of last. The nature is breathtaking there, really peaceful! I'm gonna keep it for sure in mind because of your impressive photos. Would love to swim there too! ;)
      Have a wonderful weekend, lovely!

      xoxo Ira
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  4. Obožavam ovakve mostove, ali se također ne bi usudila ovdje kupati. No, s obzirom da je voda pitka, to bi sigurno isprobala :))

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    1. ja sam strašno zimogrozna, ali ne znam kako sam se zaboravila napiti vode tamo.

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  5. This place looks magnificent; it reminds me of a cave/waterfall area I visited in Switzerland a few years back - I miss it now! :) You look lovely by the way.

    Gabrielle | A Glass Of Ice

    x

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  6. i love the dress and the place is breath tacking
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  7. Really lovely pics and awesome dress

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  8. Qué fotos más bonitas, es un reportaje precioso.
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  9. Great pics!! And your look perfect for the situation =)
    See you in my blog honey ;)
    Have a nice day.
    xo

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  10. Nice pics of a great location Ivana. I can see how the river disappearing and re-appearing would cause some confusion and it is amusing that it now has nine different names.

    I love that dress too. Stripes on the own might be too much, but breaking them up into patches like this works very well. You look great.

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  11. absolutely gorgeous location. it's my dream to travel and see all of it myself! absolutely love that dress as well. xx. gigi. www.gigikkitchen.com

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  12. Great post and amazing pictures Ivana :) kisses

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  13. An interesting story about the river, cute pictures, awesome goats ;)

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    1. thanks, I've included more photos of goats beacuse everyone seems to love them:)

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  14. Amazing place, beautiful dress :)
    Have a good day!

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  15. Your style is on point! Love coming to your blog!

    Love,
    Brianna

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  16. this really is a magic place!!! and you´r the spring nymph :-)
    thank you for the gorgeous photos - and this sweet goats again!!!
    und thanx for the shout out :-)
    xxxxx

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  17. You realy like mountains, I'm girl from mountants too;-) Interesting post and lovely pictures :-)

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  18. Great post!!

    Love your pics!!

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  19. Dear Ivana, now I want to come again to your region - this time including BIH - as I see this is really a magical place. Thank you so much for sharing the beautiful pictures including the so cute white goats. You look also very beautiful on the pictures and it is really amazing that it has even 9 different names. Hope you had a good week so far!
    xx from Bavaria/Germany, Rena
    www.dressedwithsoul.com

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    1. Yes, there are many wonderful places to visit here. thank you dear Rena!

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  20. such a gorgeous dress girl and looks amazing! thanks for your visit, new post is up
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  21. What a amazing Place! Breath Taking!
    You look gorgeous :)

    lots of Hugs <3

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  22. Beautiful pictures and cool water ♥ You look great.

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    Many greetings Sabine

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  23. Oh very gorgeous pics
    I love it the nature
    xx

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  24. Wonderful photos :)
    xx Katha
    showthestyle.blogspot.com

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  25. This place is breathtaking and your dress is so pretty!:)
    xxM
    http://sunstreetbymonica.blogspot.com

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  26. Beautiful photos and place, really interesting info too.

    Deedee

    http://madeupgirl-madeupgirl.blogspot.com

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  27. Isn't nature simply breathtaking? Wow! Breathtaking pictures. You look stunning in that print dress Ivana. Kisses.
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  28. That is fascinating about the river having 9 names. It sounds somewhat fantastical and a bit sinister when I say it aloud. The River of 9 Names. Sounds like an old Kung Fu film. Such a lovely place and goats goats goats. So sweet! You look lovely, dear! And I can help with your search for the name of the crab, his name was Fred :)P

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    1. when you put it like that, it does sound like a Kung Fu film:)

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  29. This looks like like such a beautiful place! I love your dress too!

    lifeisashoe

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  30. Zanimljiv post, očaravajuća priroda, i predivne fotke! Rado bi se teleportirala tamo :-)

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  31. Wow, I can't agree with you more - you saved the best for the last :D The photos of this river are breathtaking and I'm sure that it's perfect place to swim, because the water is so pure:) Hope you're having amazing day, dear :)

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  33. What a magical place :) And I just love that dress on you!

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  34. You did save the best for last, wow I just love this place! :)

    RedLip&Love

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  35. Meni je ta priča fascinantna! Neverovatno je koliko ima mesta koje kriju takve neke posebne stvari, a za većinu nikada nismo ni čuli. Naučila sam nešto novo i hvala ti na tome :) Nadam se da ću nekada biti u prilici da posetim to mesto :)

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  36. It's not every day that I get to see a beautiful fresh water spring so this is a real treat Ivana! This place looks like it has a little magic and I love that last photo where you're surrounded by it.

    Rowena @ rolala loves

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  37. You definitely left the best for last, Ivana! The waterfall and cave looks magnificent and it reminds me of a waterfall that I came across while trekking through Indonesia in my 20s. Miss those good old days when I get to travel more.

    Shireen | Reflection of Sanity

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  38. I have learnt something today and I must say this place is breathtaking. Great shots and you look pretty. :)

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  39. Excellent photography and you really captured the essence of the waterfall and cave.
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  40. Such cool place! Very beautiful nature!!!! Ivana, your photographs are exceptional! Thanks for sharing))

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  41. Lovely photos! Your dress is so pretty and it looks like a really nice place to visit :) xx

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  42. Adorable images!
    Have a nice week-end!
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  43. OMG what a beautiful place ❤ Im in shock :D I love your pictures dear - beautiful, amazing just - WOW ❤

    kisses
    http://missmoonlight-pl.blogspot.com

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  44. Mi piacciono molto le tue foto in mezzo alla natura! Bello questo vestito!

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  45. Love this! ♥
    You are making me jealous, pretty!

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  46. Very cute☺️ I like this post...
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  47. A beautiful place and you're fantastic. I love your dress print.
    KSS
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  48. Oh, thank you so much! :3 I am really happy you like my outfits :) You're look so amazing, you're beautiful :)
    Keep in love,
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  50. Odlican post, sve izgleda predivno!!! :)

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  51. Unas fotos muy originales.... Un beso desde Murcia... Muy guaoa

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  52. This place is beautiful doll! I think you did save the best for last. I could sit here all day :)

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  54. Totally gorgeous place and I can feel the freshness of the air, you also look beautiful with that blue dress :)
    Have a nice day!

    Stay in Style
    Karen @ Lookbook Store Blogspot

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  55. Perfect photos and amazing outfit as usual :D

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  56. What an amazing place! Nice outfit dear!
    Petons

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  57. Such a beautiful place Ivana and you are gorgeous :D

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  58. Water, caves, forest and mountains, I would love hiking there. Seeing you in a dress means that it would be easy.

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  59. Hello Ivana,

    just awesome!!! I love landscapes like this. In the past i travelling to swiss and wandering in such a beautiful environment - it was perfect.

    Like i see, you had also very much fun. Such a little creek in a canyon like this looks always gorgeous to me. This is really a peaceful place of nature!

    Thanks for these many, many pics.

    Greetings from Germany.

    Bye

    Jennifer

    P.S.: if you want, than please look in one of my many Model-Photoshooting Sessions on my blog, like this one: http://jennifer-femininundmodisch.blogspot.de/2014/08/jennifer-das-model-meine-studio.html
    Thanks a lot!!!

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