The Dubrovnik Times

The Amazing Salt Harvest of Ston

Did you know that Croatian Town of Ston has been producing salt for the last 2000 years?  The practice existed...
The Dubrovnik Times

Watch an Ordinary Day in Ston Saltworks

Literally for the last 2000 years, the Town of Ston has its own salt production. As vital for local community...
The Dubrovnik Times

Ston Walls: Ragusa’s Defensive Grid

The grandiose Ston Walls could be described as Croatian answer to Grand Wall of China. Of course, the structure is...
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The Vessel of Luka, the symbol of Croatian South

Next to the romantic town of Ston, one can find the charming settlement. It is called Luka, and features a...
The Dubrovnik Times

Walls of Ston(e)

Don’t be tricked by the game of words in the title. While the photographed walls are really made of stone,...
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Croatian Olive Oil wins new gold

Frane Milos is a Croatian olive oil maker, whose products won a medal of gold at last year’s NYIOOC. For...
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Three things to enjoy in Ston

Dating its foundation in early 14th century, the charming town of Ston is located on Peljesac peninsula. Surrounded by history...
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Big Picture: Arriving in Mljet

Mljet is a small Adriatic island across the mainland from Ston. Considered Croatia’s greenest island as well as one of...
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Big Picture: Ston

Ston used to be an important defensive fort of the Ragusan Republic and saved Dubrovnik many times during its history. ...
The Adriatic Times

Croatia’s other walled towns

Dubrovnik always steals the spotlight, and for good reason. Considered “the pearl of the Adriatic,” the city’s famous historic walls,...
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Big Picture: Salt of the earth

This photo was taken in Ston a day after the 2012 salt harvesting season began, on July 31st.  The Ston...
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Peljesac ­– the other peninsula

Split and Dubrovnik are undoubtedly the big names on the Dalmatian coast, and many visitors jump from one to the...