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... the bike. Grabs the throttle and gives it a hand full! Luckily Dads on the case and has his foot on the brake. So we give ours a rev or two, and he revs back. Too cool for school this wee guy. A few minutes later they pulled up beside us in traffic, grinning and waving. Junior grabs a handful again and they are off into the distance. Start them young over here.
Worked our way back through Budva, up the big hill and then across to Podgorica, then south ...
... economising to a new level. The bell boy arrives with our luggage. And realises the error and starts making phone calls to reception, gesticulating wildly. Connor had been about to use the bathroom, but decided against that in case this really wasn't our room.
Turns out we do have two double rooms, on the first floor. Off we go.
After a bit of a look at our luggage to check for damage (nothing was broken- phew). We repack, make sure we have our backpacks sorted since we ...
... to do. Several shop-keepers have told us tearfully how bad conditions are, with austerity measures draining money from the economy, and no one with money to spend to get things moving. But tourist areas are generally insulated from the downturn, and it's still possible to enjoy a wonderful time in Greece. We love it!
Have to run now - we just realised that our plane for Barcelona leaves one day earlier than we thought, so we need to pack, in a ...
Early morning departure for Meteora. Rick and I have both wanted to visit this unusual and beautiful place since we first saw James Bond's For Your Eyes Only. The drive up the hillside is fascinating as the monasteries reveal themselves perched on the top of steep sheer cliffs. We stop several times for photos before visiting the Varlaam monastery. We cross a small bridge that was put in place for visitors in modern times and climb our way up the steps to the entrance. ...
... is the lack of toilet seats. I'm not sure exactly how I'm supposed to use a toilet without a seat. Do I sit on the bare rim? Do I squat over the thing? These are the important questions I ask myself while travelling.
Finally, I found baklava and it was amazing.
PS - Even with the amount of Greek food on offer, it is still perfectly acceptable to have McDonalds for lunch if you need to use their ...