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FROM The man in the front seat / August 16, 2013

Cockta – Coca Cola…sort of

With the former Yugoslavia at its peak, many Eastern European states created products to compete with the more popular Western versions. Cockta, is a great example of an attempt to take on the might of Coca Cola. Based on the fruit rosehip, it also contains 11 other herbs but, unlike its more famous rival, contains no caffeine nor orthophosphoric acid. Cockta began in the early 1950’s with Slovenian chemical engineer, Emerik Zelinka, who although using foreign drinks as a model, at the same time tried to make an original by […]

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FROM The man in the front seat / August 16, 2013

Plitvice National Park – natural beauty at its best

Every country on the face of the planet has its areas of natural beauty, from the Grand Canyon in the U.S. to Kakadu National Park in Australia. One of Croatia’s contributions to this elite group would undoubtedly be the Plitvice National Park. Located some 2 hours from Zagreb, Plitvice is a series of 16 (yes 16) lakes that cascade and waterfall from one to other following the path of the Korana river. The lakes descend from an attitude of 636m (2090ft) to 503m (1650ft) over a distance of 8km (4.9mi) […]

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