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We took off early for our day trip to Korcula.

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We first took a quick coffee break at Ston. Ston is a small fortified town on the Peljesac Peninsula well known for its medieval walls that circles the town itself.  The walls are known as the European Walls of China.

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From Ston we continued to Orebic where we took the ferry across to Korcula island.

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Korcula is one of the biggest and greenest islands in the Adriatic.

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The main town on this island is also named Korcula. Korcula Town is a typical medieval walled Dalmatian city with its round defensive towers and red roofed houses.

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The town is perched on a peninsula and the walls date back to the 13th century.

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The streets are arranged in a herringbone pattern to reduce effects of wind and sun and provide its citizens with sheltered accommodation.

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The town has many well preserved history sites such as the Cathedral of St. Mark, St. Michael’s Church, St. Anthony’s Hill and the Town Museum.

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Korcula is an important Croatian olive growing area and its olive oil is one of the island’s best known products.

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It is said that Marco Polo the famous world traveller and writer was born in Korcula and the place is now a museum.

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It was a short journey but we enjoyed walking through the narrow walkways in a beautiful old town which is surrounded by 13th country thick stone walls and towers.

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New York born, Taiwan raised, married Swiss, addicted to travel, love the change of boundaries, cant live without bubble, lover of food n wine, helping dad to run a lock company, passion in art n culture, recently picked up photography and blogging, raising two girls, balancing a busy life, juggling with different chores, writing my book and living my life!

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