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... that we had stayed in whilst in Croatia we decided that we would do the same for our stay in Kotor. After a 15 minute walk from the bus stop to the old town we found the travel agency that Trip Advisor recommended for apartments. We booked our room and were given directions and walked the few narrow streets to our new place. The little old lady was hanging out of the window above us and signaled for us to walk around the corner and up the stairs.
This time we were not ...
... a bus from there than spend another night in Dubby. In retrospect, I don't regret it at all, but splashing out for the taxi all at once like that (fifty euros) really hurt. The taxi driver was faux-respectful, but at least he kept up his velvety sheen the whole time.
Kotor really is a nice place to visit, though there aren't a ton of things to do per se. The old town is nice, yes, but what really gets you (I hope) is the scenery around. ...
... of the city of Kotor. In the 10th, it was an autonomous city of the Byzantine Empire. From 1186 to 1371, it was a free city of medieval Serbia. Then it was under Venetian and Hungarian control for brief periods. French occupation from 1807 to 1914 was followed by Austrian rule until 1918. It then became a part of the former Yugoslavia. In 1991, four of the six Yugoslav republics declared independence, ...
... over the town. I left the small fortress, which took only five minutes of walking, and was confronted by a breathtaking view of the Bay of Kotor in front of some more mountains.
I found an open-air food market right next to the bay. I went up to a scruffy Montenegrin man, pointed at the big carton of olives that he had, and then handed him a one Euro coin. He scooped up 150 grams of fresh olives for me and said, with ...
Another relaxing day – went to the Gym in the morning followed by a swim and spa.
As I did my session on the bike on the 9th deck the ship followed another cruise ship into Kotor harbour through a channel with islands and steep mountains on both sides – magnificent view – what a way to exercise!
That afternoon we caught the tender into Kotor (the ship is anchored in ...
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