Travel Blogs from Ulcinj
... plastic junk and then our favorites - the street food stands. If you don't want to cook you have two options. Some stands have huge vats filled with cooked veggies like artichokes or potatoes. Others have roasting pans with cooked onions and incredible gigantic (double the size of your used to) delicious sweet peppers. The second option is to dive into the street food stands that are unique to Palermo. The most common are arrays of low-on-the-food chain ...
DAY 249–250 – 05/09/13-06/09/13 – BUDVA RIVIERA – ULCINJ
After a quick, but hardly comfy, bus ride across the coast of Montenegro, we arrived in the town of Ulcinj, which is the last major city before the Albania border and therefore a great point for crossing into Albania. We were there for that reason too and thought as long as we were here we might as well enjoy what the town has to offer.
As we jumped off the bus we were, as ...
Traveling from the capital of Montenegro to the capital of Albania is not simple. Even though the countries are neighbors, there is no bus service from Podgorica to Tirana, or anywhere into Albania for that matter. So Mom and I had to arrange for a taxi to take us to Shkodra, Albania, where we could transfer to a bus to Tirana.
Got up at 9:00 at the Hotel Crna Gora in Podgorica. The hotel was the poshest place to stay in Podgorica during the communist era, but it hasn't had ...
... too! We were happy to hear that the concert was from 9pm- 10:30pm. We had a big day planned for the next day. We had arranged to stay with an Albanian family in Theth village in the Albanian Alps. These guesthouses are completely self-sufficient and we would fit in a hike and experience the true Albanian lifestyle. This is what I had hoped to do coming up through Albania. Theth village is meant to be really cool. As soon as we arrived we head off to walk down the main street ...
... main friggin’ transport hub in the center of a tourist town!!! We had 15 minutes 'til the only bus that day left for points further south. The race was on! We had to escape this bleak tourist hell. Luckily we found a hotel nearby that had a bank-o-mat and our escape was secure. Still, I will never cease to be amazed at how unaware people seem to be of their local surroundings.
2 ½ hours later we arrived in Ulcinje, the ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed