Tag Archives: Montenegro

On the River Crnojevica with Mico on Lake Skadar

How do you fancy spending a few hours aboard a boat, gliding across the still waters of Rijeka Crnojevica river, watching the wildlife on Lake Skadar and taking a small walk up to an abandoned castle overlooking the mountains? It sounded pretty idyllic to us so at 8am we met Mico (pronounced Micho) and set…

How to canoe those glorious turquoise waters of the Bay of Kotor

If you’re looking for something a little bit adventurous and sporty to do in Kotor and want to beat the tourists, you should definitely consider hiring a canoe and spending a morning on the Bay of Kotor! Want to know more? Read on! Canoe Kotor After visiting Kotor’s old town and then climbing 1350 steps (in…

15 photos from Montenegro that will make you want to go

As holiday locations go Montenegro has it all. Yet un-spoilt by mass tourism, it has an almost pristine coast line, enormous mountain ranges, nature everywhere you look, a bloody history and some really quaint villages. If you’re looking for something that is largely undeveloped, a little bit rustic but on the whole charming, this could…

How to find the horseshoe bend. Lake Skadar, Montenegro

This is a short post on how you can find that famous horseshoe bend that sits above Lake Skadar.  You’ll need a car for this journey as the road is only accessible from two roads that are not served by public transport easily. Four famous images If you google Montenegro you’re sure to see images…

Is this the strangest town in Montenegro?….. Rijeka Crnojevica

Whilst we were staying in Montenegro we opted to stay in a small town called Rijeka Crnojevica for a few days. Named after its river which leads to Lake Skadar it is a quiet village but seemingly popular with tourists during the day. We arrived at one end of the town which we thought was…

Oh Mamula! The blue cave, an island, submarines & Rose. Montenegro

Off Montenegro’s northern coastline lie a number of islands. The most famous sits off the town of Perast (Our lady of the rocks) but the second famous is Mamula, a fortified island which sits between the waters of Croatia and Montenegro. We decided to have a nosy and see what the island was like with…