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Korcula olive oil awarded EU Protected Designation of Origin status

Korcula olive oil awarded EU Protected Designation of Origin status

Olive oil from Korcula island is a Croatian food product that have been entered in the European Union register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications. The decision entered into force on 05.10.2016 when it was published in the EU’s Official Journal. Korcula olive oil, or “Korculansko maslinovo ulje“, is …

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Mljet featured among 10 of the best European islands that you’ve probably never heard of

Mljet featured among 10 of the best European islands that you’ve probably never heard of

Some very good news this morning – our neighbouring Island of Mljet is featured among “10 of the best European islands that you’ve probably never heard of “, an article published in this weekend’s The Guardian’s travel section.  Here is an excerpt from the article: “Explore Europe’s lesser-known islands and enjoy a leisurely break …

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Prints of Korcula and surrounding area from 1851

Prints of Korcula and surrounding area from 1851

    A 1851 lithograph prints of Korcula town and surrounding area (including Porto Pidocchio (Luka Korculanska), Peljesac, Sveti Ilija (M Vipera), Orebic, Postup, Borje..) by Giuseppe Rieger, published in ‘Panorama della Costa e dell Isole di Dalmazia nei viaggi dei Piroscafi del Lloyd Austriaco‘ in 1851. Giuseppe Rieger was an artist born …

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Hydroplane @ Korcula in 1936

Hydroplane @ Korcula in 1936

Hydroplane @ Korcula in 1936 Photo of hydroplane @ busy Luka Korculanska Beach (Porto Pidoccio) in Korcula Town in 1936

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Hydroplane @ Korcula Beach in 1936

Hydroplane @ Korcula Beach in 1936

Hydroplane @ Luka Korculanska Beach in Korcula Town in 1936

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Windsurfer in Korcula waters

Windsurfer in Korcula waters

Windsurfer in Korcula waters – image of Korcula in travel section of Jutarnji’s magazine GloriaIN

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Lovely Documentary about Korcula

Lovely Documentary about Korcula

If you are German speaking visitor to this site, here is a great little Korcula video for you. The documentary, which was broadcast in November 2012 on  German Tv Channel SWR, features some nice footage and interesting stories about Korcula’s people as well as its heritage – have a look: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J7tyRxfWz2A

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An interview with Josh Wilson, Deputy mayor of City of Fremantle on official visit to Korčula

An interview with Josh Wilson, Deputy mayor of City of Fremantle on official visit to Korčula

Josh Wilson, newly elected Deputy mayor of City of Fremantle was recently on his official visit to Korčula as Fremantle is with Korčula in sister city relation since 1999. He was interviewed by a local journalist Karmen Skaro. This is your first visit to Korčula. What are the impressions like? It’s beautiful …

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Korcula votes to join EU

Korcula votes to join EU

Korcula has voted for Croatia to become 28th member of the European Union as yesterdays referendum delivers an overwhelming yes vote. According to izbori.hr, the official referendum site, the figures are as follows: Korčula Town –  turnout 50.38%, Yes 54.23% No 44.90% Lumbarda  – turnout 53.62% , Yes 43.58% , No 56.10% Smokvica – turnout 56.51%, Yes 59.39%, No …

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Streets of Korcula Old Town

Streets of Korcula Old Town

As I often receive emails from people asking me about the location of particular street in Korcula Old Town, I decided to create a list of all streets in Korcula Old Town with photos and location on the map. The first part of this project – streets on the eastern side of Korcula Old …

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