Holidays in the sun

This is an idea for tourism that one does not come across too frequently (NY Times AP news feed: requires registration, which is free).

Josip Modrić, the architect who is promoting the project for tourists to enjoy a spell of hard labor on Goli Otok, says "If you want to experience some of the torture that political prisoners underwent ... just come along." But then he promises that visitors will not be tortured. Isn't that everyone's experience of getting what they pay for from tourism agencies?

Goli Otok was, of course, the island to which political prisoners were sent for reeducation and other vacation-related activities in the early period of Communist rule in Yugoslavia. But you knew that.

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