The settlements here remain small and villagey, with the exception of Makarska, with its lovely main square overlooked by the Baroque Church of St Mark and several elegant palazzi built by wealthy local merchants, recording 18th-century prosperity and refinement under Venice.
Over time, water has flown over the natural limestone and chalk, creating natural dams which in turn have created a series of connecting lakes, waterfalls and caves.
The survey also asked these high school students about their views on physical, emotional and sexual violence.
All of my friends have the same problem, and they need to persuade the guy to be intimate with them!
I think it’s because they see their girlfriend as their mother, and no one wants to think of their mother that way!
A cathedral was built in the Middle Ages inside the ancient mausoleum, along with churches, fortifications, Gothic and Renaissance palaces. Dubrovnik became a prosperous Maritime Republic during the Middle Ages, it became the only eastern Adriatic city-state to rival Venice.
Supported by its wealth and skilled diplomacy, the city achieved a remarkable level of development, particularly during the 15th and 16th centuries.
Photo: Alamy Back in the 10th century, the Byzantine Emperor Constantine VII referred to this region as Pagania.