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Did 312 miles today, all on very good roads. The scenery was just fantastic, most of it through mountains. Great scenery, roads all in all very good quality as well. Traffic was light and it only rained for 30 minutes...so a really good riding day. Crossed from Montenegro into Serbia, border took 5 minutes. It appears that Serbia doesn't do insurance......
Check out the pics, mainly from Montenegro....
Mokra Gora (Mokra Mountain) was the site of the movie "Life is a Miracle" filmed by the Serbian director, Emir Kusturica. As part of the filming, he created "Film Village" to replicate an authentic wooden village of that area, which has since become a tourist attraction. The village has been kept intact and the buildings have been turned into a hotel, restaurants, ...
... mountain air.
The next day we spent on the road, but with some nice stops including a monastery, getting to Sirogojno, Serbia. This is what they call an open air museum. It is a traditional village of old wooden buildings that is meant to depict what life was like in 19th century Serbia. Tourists can stay in some of the houses, which now have modern facilities. We also ate ...
Saturday 25th June 2011
A free day for me today. Alison has
the last day of the Symposium. She has completely lost her voice
which is a little inhibiting for meetings.
I bought a pullover at the market
today. For me, not being a great shopper, this is an event. It is a
subdued pattern in the local very course wool. Fairly prickly but
not too bad as an over garment. 1200 dinars, around A$15. It is
Friday 24rd July 2011
The technical tour day. Today we
toured around the region of Ivanjika. This is the prime raspberry
(and fruit growing) area of Serbia. One can look around the
hillsides and there are raspberries as far as the eye can see. Not
large contiguous holdings, but a patchwork of less than 1 hectare
plots including raspberries everywhere. The tour came in 3 busloads
and the first stop was ...