October 8th is Croatian Indepenence Day!On this day 26 years ago, Croatia severed all remaining ties with the other republics of SFR Yugoslavia in the basement of an oil company building, restoring its independence for the first time since the Middle Ages! cough Except for that one brief time during World War 2, but let’s just pretend that never happened. coughDespite the struggle they went through in the years to come, Croatia emerged as a renowned vacation hotspot in Europe, favored by nations and filmmakers throughout Europe and beyond.On the beaches of the Croatian coastline, you can find:The capital city Zagreb, in his daily routine of spending the rest of the country’s taxes on cheap alcohol.The arguement whether Nikola Tesla was a Croat or Serb, settled the good old Croatian way.Yet another Czech tourist drowning, for fuck’s sake Czech, it be 4th time this weekThe Stone Flower, monument to the victims of the Ustaše regime.Croatia with his second best invention, the parachute.Bosnia and Herzegovina and Republika Srpska, who together cut the country in 2 halves and make life very hard for:Dubrovnik, a prominent tourist destination famous for being the filming location for Game of Thrones.The team consisted of:/u/Hoovy_Bird8/u/propane_tank/u/ludie_engmann/u/LDelke/u/chewapchich/u/reichtanglyToday the šokac hat and neck ties shall be obligatory to wear, now let’s grab the cheapest finest Croatian wine and beer and celebrate! Plox stay in our apartments. Speaking of neck ties, did you know that the word cravat comes from “à la cravate” in French and it means „Croatian style“?Živjeli!To do this, simply add two hashes (##) at the beginning of your text. Like so:##Živjeli! Here’s a few special characters to make your shout superhrvatski: č Č ć Ć đ Đ š Š ž ŽAnd remember, use vowels sparingly, they’re frowned upon in Croatia!