Blogs from Rijeka Crnojevica, Montenegro, Europe


Europe » Montenegro » Rijeka Crnojevica August 31st 2021

For my next adventure, and really the first one with no work strings attached, my usual traveling group had an option called "Jewels of the Balkans" in Montenegro. I had been wanting to visit this tiny country for years, so I jumped on it, especially because it was the last one of the season. Our group typically goes to Asia or Africa locations, but they had started to branch out and I was looking forward to this 5-day adventure. And it did not disappoint! There is a direct flight on Fly Dubai to Tivat airport. The flight itself was pretty empty giving us all lots of room on the flight and the flight attendants were so nice and funny - they seemed relaxed. We arrived, got through customs pretty easily, and came outside with our carryon ... read more
Mrtvica canyon hike (meadow view point)
Mrtvica Canyon
Mrtvica Canyon

Europe » Montenegro » Rijeka Crnojevica July 9th 2017

We left Kotor via the narrow twisty road that goes up above the town where there were great views back over the town and Bay of Kotor. As we continued to drive upwards the road became more and more narrow and such tight switchbacks it was just a thick line on the gps. The road leads up to the top of Mt Lovcen and on top of that is the mausoleum of Njegus, an incredible location for the communist looking mausoleum. The views were excellent, I read somewhere that you can see as far as Italy, not sure at all about that but is was a BIG view. Back down again and we stopped for lunch at the beach looking out to the island of Sveti Stefan, incredible blue waters and very busy. Spent the night ... read more
Mt Lovcen
Sveti Stefan
Red-backed shrike, in a garden in Budva

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