The little Croatian town of Dubrovnik is located across the Adriatic Sea, at the foot of a mountain, recalling the Greek cities, but with Slovenian style, reflecting his worn walls in the crystal clear waters. This place has suffered numerous invasions, but nevertheless managed to remain standing until nowadays.
Photography by ahisgett
Its history goes back to the seventh century, when the peoples of the region were constantly invaded and plundered by the Slavs, deciding to move to a small coastal town, and fortifying the area to prevent invasions. This town eventually grew increasingly, as its location was strategic for trade in fisheries. This fact was very interested in the Arabs, attacking a century later. At this point, this small town had taken the name of Ragusa and still suffered many invasions throughout its history. (más…)