James Stewart wrote a remarkable guide to southern Dalmatia on several pages writing about Dubrovnik, Korčula, Vis, Brač, Split and Hvar. - "In India, it takes years of meditation to reach a sublime state of bliss. In Croatia, you can do it in a week or two. All you need is sunshine, a quiet pine-scrubbed cove, perhaps a good lunch of fresh fish and wine, certainly an empty diary, and you’ll achieve a deliciously indolent state the Dalmatians call “fjaka”. We call it holiday nirvana".