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Korcula

March 31, 2010 by  
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Korcula

Korcula – Named by the greeks after the black Forests (Korkyra Malaina) of holm oak that blanketed the interior, Korcula has long been one of the most prized islands of the Adriatic. For centuries shipbuilding was a major source of income (the trees produce long, sturdy, wooden planks). Meanwhile the stone quarried at Vrnik was [...]