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Travel Blogs from Kotor
... in either direction to or from the Blue Caves or even upon leaving us at Zanjice Beach for a 2 hour romp in the waters of the Adriatic Sea. This was Angie's favorite part! The city of Kotor sits on a deep, majestic bay surrounded by soaring cliffs of dark fir trees. Thus Montenegro's translation is black mountain. Kotor has straddled the line between eastern and western cultures ...
... matter will soon be behind us.
Tonight we have a dinner reservation
at the White Room. Marco Pierre White has lent his name to the restaurant. It
looks quite fancy, so we hope we don’t mess up and embarrass ourselves somehow.
set sail at 5pm tonight and started cruising gently through the fjords and the
out to sea. Next port – Corfu tomorrow morning when we have another half day
Made it to the top in about half an hour, after taking some pictures and a few detours of exploration. Basically the old city of Kotor had "city wals" that extended significantly up the mountain just behind it, at the top of which there was a fort. The walls are largely still intact, although the fort part has fallen into a lot of disrepair. The views were pretty good. I ran into a lady doing the whole walk in HEELS too, which was crazy.
... way, because although the paths were lit up, it was really only from the outside to look pretty from the town, so it was still quite dark where we were putting our feet! (Maybe even darker with the bright lights in our eyes!) When we got down the bottom we found a restaurant where we got a juice each, which was the best thing ever after our climb up the mountain! We stopped in a souvenir shop to buy a sticker for the guitar, and got talking to ...
... It seems that over a thousand years ago, it was popular to build a wall around the town to protect it from neighboring countries and various pirates. These walls are 25 ft or more in height, 10 ft thick with several entry points to enter and exit the town. The wall encircling Budva has two sides adjacent to the sea and two toward the land. In Kotor, the wall begins at the sea and goes straight up the mountain, along the top and ...