Category Archive: Montenegro

Nov 02 2011

Montenegro: conclusions and tips

    3 days; 1 hike; 1 car; 1 ferry; 1 spa; 1 big fail.   What I liked MOST: The diversity of the country, despite its size; A really beautiful country; Autumn colors; The Balkans; Its Mediterranean fjiords; Good fish by the sea, excellent meat on the mountains; Wine (reds and whites); Cheap prices; …

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Oct 31 2011

Driving along Tara River

The Tara River Canyon is the longest canyon in Montenegro and, with 1.300 meters at its deepest, it is also the deepest river canyon in Europe. We are still in Durmitor National Park but at lower altitudes, so the landscape was different in which dominating species is black pine (Pinus Nigra). Average age of these pines is 400 …

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Oct 30 2011

The Balkans (again)

My first taste of the Balkans was a few years ago, in Bulgaria. I enjoyed Balkans’ landscapes very much and decided that that would be the first of many hikes on this mountain chain. For me, it was compulsory to include in this trip to Montenegro, even if short, a day hike in the Balkans …

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Oct 29 2011

Montenegro?

The meeting point was on Friday night at Dubrovnik, which is only at one hour drive to the border with Montenegro. Before the trip, I insisted in the fact that we needed the passport to enter Montenegro. That night, V. told us that her passport was expired and she came only with her French identity …

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