This is a collection of pictures from Croatia, the result of a trip in 2006 to various places on the Adriatic coast.
If you look up all articles from Croatia, you will also find videos, world heritage sites and a regular travelogue. Before you do, start with these pictures from Croatia.
Dubrovnik is aptly named The Pearl of the Adriatic. Here is a look inside the fortified city walls. There are more pictures from the Adriatic coast of Croatia including the island of Hvar.
Afterwards, find more photo galleries on Sandalsand.
Learn about the country on Wikipedia. Here is a moderated excerpt:
Croatia is a country at the crossroads of Central and Southeast Europe. It shares a coastline along the Adriatic Sea, and borders Slovenia to the northwest, Hungary to the northeast, Serbia to the east, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro to the southeast. It also shares a maritime border with Italy to the west and southwest. Croatia’s capital and largest city, Zagreb, forms one of the country’s primary subdivisions, with twenty counties. The country spans an area of 56,594 square kilometres, with a population of nearly 3.9 million.
A sovereign state, Croatia is a republic governed under a parliamentary system.
Croatia is classified by the World Bank as a high-income economy and ranks very high on the Human Development Index. Service, industrial sectors, and agriculture dominate the economy, respectively. Tourism is also a significant source of revenue, with Croatia ranked among the 20 most popular tourist destinations. The state controls a part of the economy, with substantial government expenditure. The European Union is Croatia’s most important trading partner.