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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Smoking rooms available
- Room service
- Non-smoking hotel
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... there were "helpful" signs.There were places where the road edges were marked with a hacked off branch, standing in a pile of stones. Some had an empty can or bottle on them. Again there were local, "living" hazards along with the sheer cliffs on one side and the sheer drop on the other. One old man had the whole menagerie out – cows, calves, sheep, goats, his dog and a pig! he was dressed in a dark longs, a jacket and a hat. Another had ...
... many were missing or vandalised. We found our way to most of the buildings which still retained their grand 19th century facades, but often with faded and flaking paint and sometimes crumbling brick.
The monastery was as old as Cetinje having been founded by Ivan Crnojevic to bless his new capital. We walked into the chapel and a family, with a deformed baby, was there getting it blessed by the priest. Orthodox churches are ...
... the night life. McAra went to bed feeling a bit crook. We'd found the main club strip that morning, and they had seemed pretty cool in the daylight. At night, however, it was a very different scene. Each open-air club was blasting their Montenegran dance music, trying to drown out the music from their neighbours, and the result was a wall of terrible, loud noise. Out the front of each club, girls dressed like strippers would come up to us and try to tempt us in for a drink. ...
I took a 30 minute cab ride from Budva to the nearby city of Kotor, to meet my Belgian friend Tim, who just happened to be passing through Montenegro. The city was small, but beautiful, I definitely liked this old town more than the one in Budva. Waiting on Tim, I spent the first couple hours walking the town, taking some nice pictures of churches in the area, among other things. The churches were very old, and very beautiful, among the best churches ...
... had we got back in the hire car to travel to dinner and down she came. Luckily they were Montenegrin-sized hail stones (10-12 mm) and not Brisbane golf-ball sized hail stones, but it was an experience sitting inside the 'kettle drum' as we were pummelled. Something tells me it's less stressful sitting in a hire car when there is a hail storm, than sitting in your private car when there is a hail storm.
The snowcapped mountains looked pretty ...