From Croatia with Love: Watch the Best Valentine's Day Video in the World

By , 15 Feb 2017, 11:16 AM Travel
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Yes, we know that Valentine’s Day was yesterday, but any excuse to spread the love is a good one...

As millions celebrated Valentine’s Day with their loved ones around the world, Red Bull Croatia may have outdone themselves by sending (what we think is) the best Valentine’s Day card in the world. Not to mention, a great promotion for Croatia. 

HRTurizam reports on February 15, 2017 that skydivers Amy Chmelecki (USA), and Marco Waltenspiel and Marco Fürst (Austria) eagerly jumped out of an airplane over Croatia’s heart island - Galešnjak. While our perfectly heart-shaped island is promotion enough for this day made for lovers, skydivers embracing the island mid-flight may have just brought the magic of this island to another level.

The island of Galešnjak is located near Zadar, and is actually known to be the most perfect heart-shaped island in the world. Covered with wild plants and a few olive trees, the silence that prevails on this uninhabited gem is a paradise.

"Although the bura froze our feet, hands and ears, the day was perfect and we forgot that we were cold. This was a fantastic flight. So many small islands in the blue sea, and then in the middle a heart. Arguably one of my favorite projects,” said Marco Waltenspiel.

American Amy Chmelecki who recently participated in breaking the world record in skydiving said,”Croatia is everything I hoped it would be. Beautiful! There is nothing better than to fly through the beautiful locations in the company of nice people.”

Not just an incredible promotion for Croatia, this video is truly a pleasure to watch. Enjoy!


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  • Traffic is heavy on most of the roads leading towards the coast and towards the interior of the country (on most of the motorways A1 Zagreb-Split-Ploče, A2 Zagreb-Macelj, A3 Bregana-Lipovac, on the A7 Rupa-Diračje), on the Krk bridge in both directions and on most of the roads in the coastal area, especially near Crikvenica, Novi Vinodolski, Zadar, Šibenik, Dubrovnik, on the section Split-Omiš-Makarska and between Klek and Zaton Doli through Neum. The state road DC59 between Kistanje and Ivoševci is closed due to a wild fire. on the A1 Zagreb-Split-Ploče there is some queueing traffic between the rest area Vukova Gorica and Karlovac at the toll station Lučko 4 km in direction Zagreb, at Demerje 1 km in direction coast traffic is occasionally queueing between Lučko and Karlovac on the A2 Zagreb-Macelj on the A2 Zagreb-Macelj westbound traffic is occasionally stopped at the junction Krapina due to heavy traffic at the toll station Trakošćan the queue is 5 km long, at the toll station Krapina 2 km at the border crossings Kaštel and Plovanija in Istria 6 km queueing traffic towards Slovenia on the A7 Rupa-Diračje at the junction Rupa occasional hold-ups towards the border crossing Pasjak on the state road towards the border crossing Pasjak 7 km at the toll station Rupa 1,5 km in direction Slovenia at the border crossing Rupa 500 m in direction Slovenia Driving restrictions: freight vehicles exceeding 7,5 t - Saturday, 19th of August; 4AM - 2PM - Sunday, 20th of August; 12AM - 11PM Sections of the roads closed due to roadworks: -the DC29 from Novi Golubovec (DC29, DC35) -the DC502 Smilčić-Pridraga state road -ŽC5042 Višnjan-Tićan. Traffic is regulated by traffic signals/one road lane is free only: -on the DC1 state road in Knin, on the section Sučević-Otrić in Otrić -on the state road DC2 in Vukovar, (Kudeljarska and Priljevo street) -on the state road DC66 Pula- Raša bridge -on the state road DC206 Valentinovo-Petrovsko. With the sunny and dry weather, more and more cyclists and motorists are on the roads. Other vehicles (such as cars or trucks) should look carefully for bicyclists before turning left or right, merging into bicycle lanes and opening doors next to moving traffic. Check your mirrors and be aware of blind spots before turning. While at a stop sign or red light, make a complete stop in order to let bikers pass, and check for unseen riders. Respect the right of way of bicyclists because they are entitled to share the road with you. Cyclists are not immune to traffic violations: pay attention to red lights and practice arm signaling!
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  • Due to heavy traffic during the tourist season longer wait times are possible on most border crossings with Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Montenegro.
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