Hotel Blue Star
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Today we made our way up to Budva in the morning. Quite a touristy town and full of Russians. It's always interesting how different towns have different countries that visit them. I had actually visited Budva before when I was here last year for a karate comp but was nice being able to ...
... being next to him for 12 hours, I can say that there haven't been many people who have made me laugh the way Mladen does.
On today's tour, we stopped at some more lookouts (a couple were the same stops as our other tour) and then took a break along the Tara River, which is absolutely beautiful. The water is fresh and the canyon has the nickname, "The Tear of Europe" due to it's cleanliness and purity. ...
... our passports and stamped them and we moved on at about 3:30. We drove about one minute down the road and arrived at...another border control! This time for the Republika Srpska. They took all our passports again but didn't stamp them this time. We finally continued on at around 4 AM. I was using my rain jacket over my face to block the light from the road and the sky when it started getting light out and it actually worked really well. They had to touch my arm ...
... I wandered around for maybe another five minutes before heading up the mountain path. It's supposed to be 3 euro to go up to the old fortress, although there are ways in which you can not pay. I paid because 3 euros isn't worth cheating the local economy. It's about 700 stairs or something to the top, although there are usually sections next to the stairs that are just steep inclines. I tried to use those as much as possible because stairs are bad on ...
The view from 1,350 or so steps up!
Kotor, built between the 12th and14th century is a medieval city listed as a Unesco "world natural and heritage site". Overlooking the city high up on the hill is a roman fortress, or what's left of it, which provides a 360 degree view of the bay and surrounding mountains. It was looming there as challenge from the moment we stopped off the boat. Andrew said to me " you won't be doing the walk up the hill I ...