Pakleni Islands, Croatia

There's a ruggedness in Croatia that lends itself well to becoming an explorer -- in every sense of the word. No pretense, no catch, just hit the road (or water, in this case) and be a little human on a vast, wild planet.

Adriatic sea Croatia

After a brief introduction to the mechanics of our small boat, we were entrusted with the key and off on our own to explore the Adriatic. Sun-baked crags were our chairs; the depth-less sea, our bounty.

Boat Pakleni Islands
Adriatic Sea rock
Pakleni Islands Croatia