The old fortified town of Kotor is on the UNESCO world heritage list. We’ve learned that this old town is one of the most well-preserved old towns in Europe and has survived many regimes and natural disasters. As you enter the town, you see a plaque with these words inscribed that describe the history and attitude of the town, it’s translation “What belongs to others we don’t want, what is ours we will never surrender” – President Tito of Yugoslavia.
Continue reading “Life inside the walls.”
We were told that the Kotor Winter “Karneval” has been celebrated now for over a century. It’s celebrated each year during the last week of February into March. The festivities include a masquerade ball, musical concerts, children’s activities, a parade, traditional costumes & local cuisine.
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We were looking forward to spending a day in Perast as we had seen so many beautiful pictures of this place.
Continue reading “The perfect setting for a glass of Rosé, Perast.”
We arrived in Tivat just in time for lunch. Nothing better than having a picnic overlooking the water on a nice sunny day. La p’tite nappe champêtre fits right in, matching up with the blue hues of the bay.
Continue reading ““High-end” picnic in Tivat.”
It’s happens to all of us, those awesome plans made over a glass of wine. Some of those plans materialize and others just never go anywhere. The very first day we arrived in Kotor we went for a walk around the old town. We noticed a sign with this quote and it grabbed our attention.
Continue reading “Was it speaking to us?”
Beautiful, spectacular & outstanding just doesn’t cut it here. We actually do not have the right words in our vocabulary that would accurately describe the natural beauty of this place.
Continue reading “Bay of Kotor, Montenegro.”