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The word „nona“literally means „granny“, but is often used to describe a good-hearted senior woman in Dalmatia. With their age come a lot of difficulties with health and mobility, but have no doubts, many of these women have a soul of a bird. Thanks to pollution-free environment and life filled with physical work, some of them are close to hundredth birthday. Full of tales depicting times long gone, not to mention old recipes for Dalmatian delicacies, these women are a true gem to other inhabitants.

This photo of Primosten Nona was taken by our reader Ernő Schulcz during his stay in Dalmatian settlement. It is a nice detail of Croatian everyday life on the coastline. If you have similar photos, feel free to upload them to our Facebook Wall and earn a chance to become LC’s daily media contributor.


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