The women in Diocletian’s life? The Gecko explains …

The women in Diocletian’s life – wife Prisca and daughter, Galeria Valeria Very little is known of the women in Diocletian’s life and the early life and background of his wife, Prisca. A carving bearing her likeness is placed alongside that of Diocletian in a frieze that runs between the first and second row of columns in the Imperial Mausoleum, …

The Gecko on the trail of Split’s museums.

Split museum map Split has a long tradition of collecting and cultivation for monuments. Most of the cultural and historical traces, originate from, Salona, the largest site of ancient times monuments in Croatia. Join us on our tour of Salona, Klis and Trogir Salona was back in the 2nd and 3rd centuries AD a real cosmopolitan Dalmatian metropolis with 62 …

Some useful facts in and about Split – The Geckos lends a hand on the basics…

Practical information and advice ________________________________________ CROATIA EMERGENCY NUMBERS ________________________________________ Ambulance: 94 Fire: 93 Police: 92 Roadside Help (equivalent of the AA): 987 (00385 1 987 from a foreign mobile phone) There is also a single countrywide number for all emergencies: 112 There are medical centres in all major towns and on the main islands. Water The tap water in Croatia …

Split Sarajevo tour – the Gecko gives a potted history of Sarajevo

Sarajevo Split Sarajevo tour Gecko tours offer a wonderful overnight tour of Mostar and Sarajevo from Split. We provide a fully guided tour and offer great accommodation. The wonderful eating opportunities are endless and it’s a highly recommended and fascinating eastern cultural experience – Mostar is just a 2 hour ride from Split and Sarajevo approximately 2 hours beyond. See …

Split local specialities – Gecko’s choice …

Every region or even each town or village, has its own specialities and Croats are justly proud of the diversity and variety of their cuisine, particularly Split local specialities. The Gecko has highlighted a few things to try when you are in Croatia – just a few, there’s lots more to have a go …. Oysters from Ston As you …