Trogir’s Cathedral of Saint Lawrence: Radovan’s Magnificent Portal

For the past weeks, much like a diner on a progressive dinner savoring multiple courses, I’ve been the chance to slowly absorb the details of the Cathedral of Saint Lawrence in Trogir, Croatia. I first admired the twelfth-century structure from afar as we watched Trogir’s animated Carnival parade a few weeks ago. Despite the parade crazinessContinue reading “Trogir’s Cathedral of Saint Lawrence: Radovan’s Magnificent Portal”

Flourishes Fit for a Fairy Tale: Admiring the Details in Trogir, Croatia

“Traveling is almost like talking with men of other centuries.” René Descartes How Trogir tempts me with its fanciful flourishes fit for a fairy tale! At almost every turn in the Croatian town’s labyrinthine lanes, there emerge weathered faces, coats of arms, religious motifs, and even a nautical-inspired element. Embarking on a grocery shopping mission is aContinue reading “Flourishes Fit for a Fairy Tale: Admiring the Details in Trogir, Croatia”