Sveti Stefan Island

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2016-09-18-13-24-02-346.jpgAlong the Montenegro Coast a prestigious island capture your attention.

For a second, you’ll feel like you were taken away into the most exquisite fairytale.

Sveti Stefan is an unusual island not only in Montenegro but in the whole Mediterranean.

fb_img_1475128686650.jpgIts story started in 1960, at that time the island was a normal fishing village. The Pastrovics just won over the Turks and took their conquered galleys to Drobni Pijesak to unload the war trophies there.

While dividing them, they decided to build on the rocky island near the coast a fortress to serve defense against the enemies; they use it as an asylum for women and children during war’s time and as a shelter for food and groceries. They built also houses for each of Pastrovic’s 12 tribes and a church dedicated to St Stefan the protector of Pastrovics.

In the first half of XIX century, Sveti Stefan had…

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