Without Number

It can be tricky for non-locals to find a house on the island given its address, even with a good map. That’s because  street addresses here generally go along the lines of Bez Ime b.b. – meaning street without name and house without number (bez broja)! When ordering something, let’s say furniture, in a shop or…

Hvar landscape

A Crack in the Rock

Hvar is a karst landscape, made out of limestone like the rest of the coastal range from the Dolomites down to Greece. That means surface water is rare, because it dissolves minerals in the rock and finds its way underground, making caves and underground streams. On the island here, there are caves up in the…