Magnificent Lake Skadar is the largest lake in Southern Europe. It is also home to a dazzling array of wildlife.
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When night falls over the rugged mountains cradling Montenegro’s Bay of Kotor, it becomes very clear why the country’s native name, Crna Gora, means ‘black mountain.’ As the sun is snuffed out each night, the mountains make like a chameleon, going from steel grey to a black silhouette. Eventually, the water of the mighty bayContinue reading “Conquering Montenegro’s Kotor Fortress”
“The journey not the arrival matters.” – T. S. Eliot A wooden boat sits tethered in the fjord-like Bay of Kotor, near the town of Perast, Montenegro. On a crisp, spring afternoon, we took in this incredible vista from a nearby café, while imagining what adventures lay ahead.
Tucked away among rustic mountains, on a majestic bay, is the small Montenegrin city of Kotor. It’s ringed by fortifications that took one thousand years to build and has an impressive Old Town and alluring fresh food market. (Think strawberries that rival softballs!)
In the sleepy town of Perast, Montenegro, we were drawn to a canopy of wisteria, intoxicated by its delicate perfume and enchanting, lavender hue. The symphony of hundreds of bees at work enhanced the moment.