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1,000 Things to do in Croatia – Number 53

 

1450272_581530395234828_571040290_nThere are plenty things to do in the spectacular country of Croatia, well at least 1,000 things, according to photographer Tim Ertl, who explains with the help of his camera via his popular blog ‘1000 Things to do in Croatia – A journey through Croatia in 1,000 pictures‘. Here is number 53…

#53 Try some fine foods with black or white truffles…

Istria truffles are world-renowned and have been a delicacy since they were discovered in Motovun Forest some 80 years ago. There is one interesting fact about Istria and truffles. Giancarlo Zigante, a local caterer and truffle hunter, and his dog, Diana, dug up one of the largest truffles ever found weighing 1.31 kg, on 2 November 1999 not far from Buje. The Guinness World Records listed this truffle as the largest in the world. The Guinness World Records truffle was cast in bronze, and a copy is on display in the Zigante Tartufi Shop in Livade in which homemade products are sold.

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