tip Travel magazine Croatia 015 (English edition) 05-07/2016

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KORČULA ISLAND

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Text: Željka Kunštek Photos: Dubrovnik-Neretva County Tourist Board, Korčula Tourist Board, Lumbarda Tourist Board, Smokvica Tourist Board, Blato Tourist Board, Vela Luka Tourist Board, Robert Kunštek, PHOTOnet.hr A view of the old city of Korčula, located on a peninsula.

There is an island in southern Croatia that is completely different from all the other islands you know. The Ancient Greeks called it Korkyra Melaina, and the Romans called it Corcyra Nigra, or roughly translated, Black Korčula. I call it a bit of heaven of earth...

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