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chapter 6: croatia

Some summaries before going home

I have just finished packing my stuff. It feels a bit weird, packing your stuff in the middle of the travel (I have been asked a couple of times if it is “allowed” to make a break while traveling.. I don’t know – I just decided to have one). I’ve got this feeling that it is somehow the end of the first stage of this journey. I don’t really know what the next stages will be like – I thought that maybe after three months I will be somehow smarter about it, but not really. Well, of course, in some terms I am, e.g. I was able to select things I don’t really need for cycling (which means I’m going to take home two big bags full of stuff). I already know what not to take with me at all or what not to take so much of. Instead of two towels – one is enough. Continue reading “Some summaries before going home”

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It’s Christmas time..

This year I can feel even more what I don’t like about Christmas. Because generally speaking I really like Christmas. I like the smell of the poppy-seed cake and the cheesecake. I like this childhood memory when we were cleaning the whole house and each member of our family was given one room (I was often getting the bathroom) and we were doing it at exactly same time. I like the Christmas tree and the lights on it (although I really don’t like dressing it! myself).

What I don’t like is that we have no time for each other. We leave no space to be happy about Christmas coming. Continue reading “It’s Christmas time..”

Zagreb (2): The Museum of Broken Relationships

I made it eventually. Check some stories and come yourself to get to know the rest:

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Zagreb (1)

St Mark's Church
St Mark’s Church

Zagreb will remain associated with Kino Europa and its colorful neon. And with the cinema cafe (no cigarettes!).

With the route I’ve been cycling every day from Jarun district, where I’ve lived until I reached the cinema, where I used to leave my bike.

With the Human Rights Film Festival (in Kino Europa), where I’ve watched nine movies during five days. Quite a big beat.

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Zagreb (3): Human Rights Film Festival (7-13 Dec 2015)

I haven’t planned to stay in Zagreb for so long. But it happened. Maybe this is how it works with traveling that the more you want, the less it works, so the less you plan, the more satisfied you will actually be.

I came to Zagreb planning to stay here for a couple of days only and then moving to the coast which was supposed to be my starting point of the travel to the south. Nothing came out of it. Zagreb has welcomed me with the Human Rights Film Festival. Free of charge. Continue reading “Zagreb (3): Human Rights Film Festival (7-13 Dec 2015)”

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