Korcula

The walled medieval town of Korčula, on the island of the same name – one of my favourite spots on the Croatian Adriatic, frequently touted as the birthplace of the Venetian traveller Marco Polo (which it may, or may not, have been, though he was certainly captured by the Genoese in a naval battle not far from here).

Cukarin cake shop
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The town of Korčula, with the mountains of the Pelješac peninsula in the background
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Evening light on the facade of St Mark’s Cathedral
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Sculpture (note the rather fanciful ‘elephant’) on the facade of St Mark’s Cathedral
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Franciscan monastery on the island of Badija, just offshore from Korčula
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Fishing from the rocks
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Backlit
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Photos © Rudolf Abraham. No unauthorized use.

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