More waterfalls

Utterly enchanted as I was with Krka, this meant I took A LOT of photos! So this post is just a few more images of the watery wonderland.

Along the course of the river Krka, about 30 water mills, and several washing holes and columns have been preserved. The best preserved, and now restored watermills are at Skradinski buk.

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During the 14th and 15th centuries, the water mills on the Krka River were important for the entire Adriatic coast, as wheat was milled here for numerous towns, from Dubrovnik to Istria.

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The mills typically have rural style. The walls of the mills were built with stone and travertine, with mortar made of a combination of limestone and sand or clay. The roof and inner construction was made of wood, and the roofing was most often stone slabs.

And now for more frothy, watery marvellousness. I love the almost fluffy white of the foam against the opaque blue of the ongoing river.

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With its seven travertine waterfalls and a total drop of 224m, the Krka River is a natural phenomenon.

Here’s another glimpse of the magical Skradinski buk waterfalls before we move on.

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