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The Bugle-Brow

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On the island of Kolocep there are no roads. There is only a fairly wide concrete trail that connects two villages: located at the bottom, on the shores of two bays, the village of port Donje Brow is located above the village of Gornje-Brow. This path will not drive the car. To get from Don-the Horn Brow-Brow by foot only. The ascent takes about 20 minutes. The route runs through an abandoned farm.

The village of Bugle-Brow is a small cluster of attractive stone houses with tiled roofs. Below is the most popular pebbly beach, to relax in which not only tourists, but also inhabitants of Dubrovnik. To the village of Gornje-the Forehead is adjacent to a thick forest with an extensive network of walking paths. This forest, which is dominated by pine, but there are other types of trees: oak, Myrtle, arbutus, carob and many others. The forest Park covers an area of 12 hectares in the southern sector of the island of Kolocep. Since 1961, this Park is protected by the state.

In the village of Gornje-Brow reside only 60 people. They are all practicing Catholics.

On the way to the village you can see Church of St. Anthony Abbot, built in the XV century. The altarpiece was created by the painter from Dubrovnik, Ivan Ugrinovic. This mural is a very valuable work of art of the middle Ages. In the village the Bugle-Brow also has a Catholic Church, consecrated in honor of St. Anthony of Padua. It was built in the XI century in Romanesque style. At the local cemetery, which is located between the villages of Gornje-Brow and Don-Brow, you can see the Church of St. Nicholas, Dating from the IX century. Until the XIX century it was dedicated to Saint Vitus.