This is the place I dreamed about when I thought about my return to Croatia. I’m a bit jaded about popular destinations.. but Hvar did not disappoint. It truly is a magical place. 

Northern Istria and the hills of Slovenia consist of gorgeous green valleys and mountains. I lived in a remote area and rode a bicycle everywhere. What made it more insteresting is that it had almost no brake function, and shifting was iffy at best. This was a bit different from the bicycle I was used to in NL but it still suited me.

I remember riding home from the city center, and a storm was brewing. Not just an ordinary thunderstorm, but the kind that made me consider looking for shelter so as to not get blown off the road.

My first BURA.  I remember laughing and saying

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