Rick Steves: Korcula – for a humbler and less-expensive experience..
Another good article about Croatia by one of the USA’s favorite travel columnist Rick Steves has been published yesterday in The Seattle Times.
Here is an extract from the article that talks about Korcula:
‘…For a humbler and less-expensive experience, Korcula, while certainly not tourist-free, offers an often appealing, occasionally frustrating backwater charm.
Like other Croatian coastal towns, Korcula has two parts: The functional side — where most people park, eat, and sleep — and the time-warp old town. Four centuries of Venetian rule left Korcula with a quirky Gothic-Renaissance mix and a strong siesta tradition. The historic gate is a reminder that Korcula was once a mighty little place. Facades recall its 14th-century trading heyday, each one contributing to the evocative medieval townscape and dripping with drying laundry and local character…’