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Photographer's Note

Of all the Croatian islands, Vis is the most mysterious. It spent much of its recent history serving as a military base for the Yugoslav National Army, cut off from foreign visitors from the 1950s all the way until 1989. The isolation preserves the island from tourist development but, as has happened with impoverished islands acroos the Mediterranean, this has become its very draw as a tourist destination.
Vis town sits in the norteast and Komiza in the southwest, at the foot of two large bays. The rugged coast is dotted with gorgeous coves, caves and a couple of sand beachs. The islandィs remnants of antiquity, displayed in the Archaeological Museum and around Vis town, are a fascinating additional insight into the complex character of this tiny place...

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