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Korcula on vintage stamps

Korcula on vintage stamps

Image of Korcula Old Town was used for creating this cute vintage stamp, issued by post office (PTT) back in 1970’s, at the time of former Yugoslavia. The images shows Sveti Marko Cathedral with surrounding area, including Small Governor’s Tower. The stamp was designed by D. Čudov, who also created …

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Introducing: Vinka Damjanovic and her photos of Korcula

Introducing: Vinka Damjanovic and her photos of Korcula

Vinka Damjanovic is amateur photographer from Korcula, who regularly uploads photos of Korcula and its surroundings to her Facebook profile page. As she goes for her regular daily walks, often early morning on Eastern side of Korcula or sometimes, late afternoons at the Western side of the Town, Vinka takes …

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Inspiring Views: From Novi Puti

Inspiring Views: From Novi Puti

On cold and sunny winter’s day in Korcula, late afternoon walk along Eastern side of Novi Puti, in near vicinity of Forteca, will give you this view over Skoji – the Korcula archipelago and Peljesac. Note the shades of violet colour on hills of Peljesac Peninsula, which, due to temperature, …

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Introducing: Young Windsurfer from Korcula

Introducing: Young Windsurfer from Korcula

This photo, taken sometimes during summer 2010, shows 15 year old Jakov Bakaric from Korcula, almost flying across Peljesac channel in strong Maestral – a typical Adriatic summer northwestern wind. Jakov is one among the group of local youth, who regularly enjoy windsurfing around Korcula and Peljesac. In my future …

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The Beauty of Patterns

The Beauty of Patterns

  The latest addition to our Korcula photo gallery is two posters published by the Croatia Tourist Board as part of their campaign based on the motto ‘The Mediterranean as it once was’. Both posters explore the meditative aspects of pattern in the architecture of Korcula Island. The first poster …

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Drvenik to Korcula ferries resumed

Drvenik to Korcula ferries resumed

According to Slobodna Dalmacija daily, ferry from Drvenik to Korcula will resume its service on Friday, 18.06.2010. The vessel which will serve this line will be Jadrolinija‘s ferry “Hanibal Lucić”, with capacity of 350 passengers and 30 vehicles. Check updated timetable, info and map for Drvenik to Korcula ferries

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From the aeroplane over Korcula

From the aeroplane over Korcula

Panorama of Korcula archipelago – includes Korcula Old Town, Skoji islands, Peljesac, Orebic, Kuciste, Viganj and Loviste – taken from the aeroplane over Korcula, by Jason, who emailed me few days ago saying: Dear Edita, I took these photos recently as we took off from Dubrovnik Airport, I was lucky …

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Korcula in Island Paradise

Korcula in Island Paradise

In Island Paradise section of May 2010 issue of Panorama magazine – the official in-flight magazine of Ukraine International Airlines (UIA), Korcula is featured as “homeland of Marco Polo“. Additional sentence ‘The ancient Greeks discovered this island almost 2000 years ago and for a long time Korcula (www.korculainfo.com) remained their …

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Silhouette of Korcula

Silhouette of Korcula

Three new photos in our Korcula gallery are photos of Korcula Town silhouette, taken few days ago from ferry that sails from Orebic to Korcula (Domince). Click on images to enlarge: All 3 photos are copyrighted by Branka Barcot. About silhouette: A silhouette is a view of an object or …

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Korcula Tonight: Candles for Vukovar Remembrance Day

Korcula Tonight: Candles for Vukovar Remembrance Day

Last night residents of Korcula lit candles in centre of the town to honor the memory of the civilians and soldiers killed by JNA and Serb paramilitary forces in Vukovar in 1991.

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