Category Archives: By Country – Montenegro

Circles around (former-)Yugoslavia

Another chapter of the trip closes … we have been zigzagging our way around the countries of Former Yugoslavia since April. There’s only one country we didn’t get to and not everyone agrees that it is a country – Kosovo. … Continue reading

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Colourboration – going round in circles

This time Lynne at Dovegreyreader and I decided on a circles theme for our ‘Colourboration’. I thought I’d be able to spot lots of circle patterns, but it was the individual circles that stood out while we were exploring the … Continue reading

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Gorges galore

Before leaving Durmitor, we headed to the Ćurevac lookout point, high above the Tara canyon. A footpath took us along the ridge, to a vast stone outcrop from which we could watch the river, far far below, meandering down the … Continue reading

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Onwards to Durmitor

Once Kotor disappeared from view, we headed across the mountains (yes, yet again) via what looked like a simple route that cut a corner, avoiding Podgorica. The reality, of course, was slightly different – and the simple route was a … Continue reading

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Kotor Bay – castles, cold showers and mega-yachts

What with the cloud cover obscuring part of the view, we didn’t realise how far we were coming down the mountains into Kotor itself. As we neared the bottom the town took shape and we could see the dramatic fortress … Continue reading

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Over the mountains – repeatedly

From Bar, we headed over the mountains inland, back towards Lake Shkodra – or Lake Skadar, as it’s known this side of the border. It’s only a narrow strip of land between the lake and the coast, but it feels … Continue reading

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Crna Gora – or – The Black Mountain

Montenegro. It’s the former Yugoslavian country that you’ve not heard of. All the others – Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia – roll off the tongue far more readily, even if it is only to be followed by the ubiquitous … Continue reading

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