Mass tourism threatens Croatia’s ‘Game of Thrones’ town; Dusan Stojanovic; The Hour

DUBROVNIK, Croatia (AP) – Marc van Bloemen has lived in the old town of Dubrovnik, a Croatian citadel widely praised as the jewel of the Adriatic, for decades, since he was a child. He says it used to be a privilege. Now it’s a nightmare. Crowds of tourists clog the entrances to the ancient walled city, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as huge cruise ships unload thousands more daily.

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