Entrance to Boka Bay Defined by Austro Hungarian Fortresses

By , 25 Mar 2019, 19:55 PM Photo of the Week
Entrance to Boka Bay Defined by Austro Hungarian Fortresses The mouth of Boka Bay (Bocche di Cattaro), Photo by Antonela Stjepcevic

March 25, 2019 - Captured from the Cape of Mirište, where the fortress of Arza proudly stands, the very entrance to Boka Bay could give some solution - why the name of the bay, originally Italian Bocche di Cattaro, comes from the word "bocche" meaning "mouth". As Arza on Mirište Cape, the fortress of Cape Oštro marks the other side of this big "mouth," the biggest Adriatic bay, while Mamula Fortress confesses it was not so easy to sail here. 

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