Monday, July 25, 2011

CROATIA ~Island Vis~

This card shows a wonderful view of the harbour of Vis a picturesque Mediterranean island! Looks a lovely place for a holiday... Thanks a lot Ivana!!:D

With three great stamps too!!

Vis is the western most island of the major Croatian islands. It is located 24 miles from the mainland and covers an area of 56 square miles (90 sq km). Founded in 397 B.C. by the ruler of Sicily, Dionysius, Vis town is the oldest established town in Dalmatia. After the second World War, the island was a military base closed to visitors. Vis was reopened to tourists after Croatia's independence in 1990.

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