The old fortified town of Kotor is on the UNESCO world heritage list. We learned that this old town is one of the most well-preserved towns in Europe and has survived many regimes and natural disasters. As you enter the old town, you see a plaque with these words inscribed describing the history and attitude of the town. Translated version, “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 is celebrated at the same time each year each year in February. The festivities include a masquerade ball, concerts, children’s activities, a parade, traditional costumes and tastings of local cuisine.
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It happens to all of us, those awesome master plans we make over a glass of wine. Some of them materialize while others are just all talk and never really go anywhere.
The first day we arrived in Kotor we went for a walk around the old town. We noticed a sign and it grabbed our attention.
Continue reading “Was it speaking to us?”
Wow! was the word that came out of our mouths when we set our eyes on this place! We actually struggled to find the words that would accurately describe the natural beauty of this destination.
Continue reading “Bay of Kotor, Montenegro.”