1 Like

Titova Pećina, Drvar
Bosnia and Herzegovina

Tito's Cave (Titova pećina) is a small cave of little speleologic interest. There is a path from Drvar, with many steps, up the hill to the cave entrance. The cave has a nice view across the city of Drvar. During spring there is a cave river flowing out of the cave, so it is impossible to visit the cave during snow melt. The rest of the year the cave is dry.


The great importance of this cave is its history. It was the hideout of Tito (Josip Broz) and his communist partisans at the end of World War II. During Operation Rösselsprung (Knight's Leap) the Germans attacted Dvar. It was one of three occasions where the Germans were close to kill Tito. However, despite the massive attack they could not catch him. A legend tells he was saved by his loyal dog, who sacrificed himself.

Later in communist Yugoslavia this cave was a sort of national shrine and a popular tourist destination. During this era the town Drvar, where it is located, was renamed Titov Drvar. During the war the cave was abandoned and almost forgotten. Now, in the attempt to intensify tourism in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the cave was refurbished and reopened. The renovation was made by Drvar authorities, supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

View More »

Copyright: Bane Obradović
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 7500x3750
Uploaded: 06/05/2012
Updated: 15/04/2014
Views:

...


Tags:
  • maciek mucha 7 months ago
    Nice contrast and quality:)
  • comments powered by Disqus

    Bane Obradović
    Pogled Ka Uni
    Bane Obradović
    Veliki Buk Martin Brod
    Bane Obradović
    Una waterfalls
    Bane Obradović
    Vodopad Nakon Odrona
    Bane Obradović
    River Una
    Bane Obradović
    Slapovi Une, Martin Brod
    Bane Obradović
    Manastir Rmanj Martin Brod
    Miljevic
    Smuđe
    Miljevic
    Poljice
    Miljevic
    Tocilo - vrh
    Miljevic
    Old cemetery from 17 century
    Miljevic
    Groblje, Miljevići
    UAV Puebla
    Catedral de Puebla: Vista Aérea
    Luis Erantzcani
    Sunrise at "Poza Azul", Cuatro Ciénagas
    Joby Catto
    Sylvia Plath’s grave at Heptonstall, near Hebden Bridge
    Zakirov Aleksey
    Ice lake Baikal
    Marcin Klaban
    Abandoned school workshops
    Alexandr Sled
    Lviv zakat
    Joby Catto
    View from the stalls at Hulme Hippodrome, June 2013
    Janne
    Väänälänranta, Siilinjärvi by night
    Libor Fettr
    Rejviz World War Memorial
    Amin Abedini
    Karim-khan Farash (Sedgh-Amiz) Historical House
    B. Hamann
    Green airglow and lightpollution over Roque de los Muchachos
    bibouroku tabito
    洞慶院の紅葉(3)
    Bane Obradović
    Kružni tok, Novi Beograd
    Bane Obradović
    Kusmuk Milankov Vidikovac
    Bane Obradović
    Spustanje Niz Tobogan Tornik
    Bane Obradović
    The Royal Palace, Oslo
    Bane Obradović
    Airport City, Novi Beograd
    Bane Obradović
    Crossroad
    Bane Obradović
    The white desert :) Halnekollen, Norway
    Bane Obradović
    Bergenhus Fortress, Bergen
    Bane Obradović
    Narrow gauge steam locomotive, Mokra Gora
    Bane Obradović
    Hotel Srebrnac, Kopaonik 2012.
    Bane Obradović
    Fisherman
    Bane Obradović
    Jezero Perućac
    More About Europe

    Europe is generally agreed to be the birthplace of western culture, including such legendary innovations as the democratic nation-state, football and tomato sauce.The word Europe comes from the Greek goddess Europa, who was kidnapped by Zeus and plunked down on the island of Crete. Europa gradually changed from referring to mainland Greece until it extended finally to include Norway and Russia.Don't be confused that Europe is called a continent without looking like an island, the way the other continents do. It's okay. The Ural mountains have steadily been there to divide Europe from Asia for the last 250 million years. Russia technically inhabits "Eurasia".Europe is presently uniting into one political and economic zone with a common currency called the Euro. The European Union originated in 1993 and is now composed of 27 member states. Its headquarters is in Brussels, Belgium.Do not confuse the EU with the Council of Europe, which has 47 member states and dates to 1949. These two bodies share the same flag, national anthem, and mission of integrating Europe. The headquarters of the Council are located in Strasbourg, France, and it is most famous for its European Court of Human Rights. In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. Text by Steve Smith.