Ploče Gate

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Here I am again posting a new picture. This lack of posts was mainly due to a technical problem with my laptop, for the moment I managed workaround it.
Anyway, today’s picture was taken few evenings ago at the Ploče gate in Dubrovnik.
With his music, the man was entertaining several people and kids; at a certain point a couple also started to dance at the rhythm of his notes.

Yesterday, here in Dubrovnik, started the Dubrovnik Summer Festival: “a world famous annual event held in Dubrovnik. A rich program consisting of classical music, theatre performances and dance is performed at more than 70 open-air venues from 10th of July until 25th of August.” (source)

Due to the very high amount of people I didn’t manage to see most of the initial ceremony, started at 21.00, in square Pred lužom. Continue Reading

As promised here is an update with, finally, some pictures.
With today I would like to start posting pictures everyday; I know it could be a hard job, but who said it would be easy?
In each post I will also add a description, just to give the picture a clearer context. It is supposed to be some sort of photo-documentary of the places I go.
The posts will be shorter, but more frequent; hopefully my Internet connection will allow me to do so.
Ploce Gate
I start this project with my visit to the Ploče Gate (Vrata od Ploča), the Eastern entrance to the Old Town (Grad). It is very close to where I live and it is one of the two main entrances to the Grad.
In the past, the draw bridge was used to be pulled up at night to prevent the passage of ‘uninvited’ visitors. Continue Reading