Day 96: Korcula August 2nd 2011 This morning after our daily jump off the boat we sailed towards Korcula, which was the home of Marco Polo. We arrived after lunch and got off at the wharf. Our guide took us for a walk into the city and showed us Marco Polos house which is now mostly ruins, and the cathedral.
We had another group dinner at a pizza place where all the tour groups go, then we walked up a turret to watch the sun ... read more
Europe » Croatia » Dalmatia » Korcula The lands that today comprise Croatia were part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire until the close of World War I. In 1918, the Croats, Serbs, and Slovenes formed a kingdom known after 1929 as Yugoslavia. Following World War II, Yugoslavia became a feder... ... read more