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Dry Stone Walls on Korcula Island

Dry Stone Walls on Korcula Island

Dry Stone Walls on Korcula Island Dry stone walls built a hundred years ago, are a feature of the Korcula island. Most of them are in Defora region of the island. Having a lot of available stone on the island, people in Korcula villages continued for long years to built their …

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Stonemasonry on Korcula island

Stonemasonry on Korcula island

Korcula and Stone Masonry Video: Stonemasonry on Badija in 1967 Dry Stone walls on Korcula island All articles tagged “stonemasonry” Skills of stone masonry and stone cutting is Korcula’s heritage developed for hundreds of years, dating back from the times when Illyrians were inhabiting this area. In Pupnat and on …

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Video: Stonemasonry on Badija in 1967

Video: Stonemasonry on Badija in 1967

Video: Stonemasonry on Badija in 1967 This is an archive footage of local stonemasons on island of Badija (Korcula archipelago) . This location is nowadays a lovely shingle/pebble beach on Badija. The footage is an excerpt from TV documentary broadcast and shot in 1967. Another footage from the same documentary is …

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Video: Water @ Korcula in 1960s

Video: Water @ Korcula in 1960s

This is an archive footage of water supply, collection and distribution on Korcula island (Korcula Town and Zrnovo) in 1960s. It is an excerpt from TV documentary broadcast and shot in 1967. The whole documentary is here: youtube.com/watch?v=F7aZTzhRPMQ Some stills from the video:   check other videos of Korcula island

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Video: Wine-making on Korcula island

Video: Wine-making on Korcula island

Video: Wine @ 1960s This is archive footage of some stages of vineyards, wine-making / production of wine on Korcula island (Zrnovo & Lumbarda) in the 1960s. It is an excerpt from TV documentary broadcast and shot in the late 1960s. The whole documentary is here: youtube.com/watch?v=F7aZTzhRPMQ More info and photos …

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Video: ‘Jadranka’ – Sardine Canning Factory – Vela Luka in 1960s

Video: 'Jadranka' - Sardine Canning Factory - Vela Luka in 1960s

Video: ‘Jadranka’ – Sardine Canning Factory – Vela Luka, 1960s This is an archive footage of ‘Jadranka’ the local sardine canning factory in Vela Luka. It is an excerpt from TV documentary broadcast and shot in 1967. The whole documentary is here: youtube.com/watch?v=F7aZTzhRPMQ Some stills from the video: about fishing …

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Bratovstine

Bratovstine

Korcula Fraternities (Brotherhoods) – Korculanske Bratovstine There are three fraternal groups in Korcula:  Sasvetani (Brotherhood of All Saints) , Mihovilci (Brotherhood of Our Lady of Consolation)  and Rokovci (Brotherhood of St Rocco), a religious associations of laymen, the organizations that dates back from Middle Ages: All Saint’s founded in 1301, St. Rocco (Roch) in 1575 …

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Neven Fazinić: Korčulanska brodogradnja u drvu škveri i meštri

Neven Fazinić: Korčulanska brodogradnja u drvu škveri i meštri

Gradski muzej Korčula ima čast pozvati Vas na predstavljanje knjige KORČULANSKA BRODOGRADNJA U DRVU ŠKVERI I MEŠTRI (ZAPISI, CRTICE, PRIČE) urednika Nevena Fazinića Gradska vijećnica Grada Korčule 17. kolovoza 2015. u 20 sati =================================== Knjiga urednika Nevena Fazinića: KORČULANSKA BRODOGRADNJA U DRVU – ŠKVERI I MEŠTRI (ZAPISI, CRTICE, PRIČE) je …

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History of Tourism

History of Tourism

Collection of images from the history of tourism and travel in Korcula More images of the history of tourism in Korcula: hotels in Korcula – old images ferries – some old images Local women from nearby villages as Fruit and Veg Sellers @ Riva, Korcula port (the 1950s) people in …

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Bicentenary of British empire’s occupation of Korčula

Bicentenary of British empire's occupation of Korčula

Bicentenary of British empire’s occupation of Korčula ( by Vicko Marelic)  Two hundred years ago this week, the British navy occupied the island of Korčula during the Adriatic campaign against Napoleon’s revolutionary France. The Royal Navy’s knowledge of the region probably went no further than the setting of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. …

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