Villa Velzon Hotel
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... and influences of the Venetians who ruled Montenegro for centuries. Upon completion of our Kotor tour we headed farther south to flatter territory to the town of Budva. We stopped at an abandoned cliff top restaurant with panoramic views of the town, the Adriatic Sea and a long stretch of sandy beaches and crystal clear waters. Many places in Montenegro seems to be abandoned or half built. It was apparent that Montenegro is not a wealthy country. Today tourism is picking up ...
... Even if we wanted to get to know the old city of Kotor as well as its surrounding, we decided to take it very easy.
At 11.00 we departed from our hostel and started heading to the old city. The city center is actually pretty small and there is not much to see. In general there are not many people hanging out inside of the city walls, however, what happens quite often is that one of these huge cruise ships arrives in Kotor which means that suddenly an avalanche ...
... the setting is better though with the black mountains rising up directly behind the town.
The town is an "old town" in the centre with more modern buildings stretching away from it around the bay. Only the old town is of any interest. Its nice, bigger than Budva and a bit more authentic. A labyrinthine of streets ( lanes) with the normal tourist shops and cafes and some ...
... in the daylight), and followed it to the end and into the old town. Desperate to eat something other than pasta or pizza, we had a lunch of fried rice at a Chinese restaurant -- uninspiring, but different!
From there we set about discovering the delights of the old town. It was our first stari grad in the Balkans, and showed us the promise of further things to come on our trip. I loved it: the ...
... just want to stay on longer before you tick this place off from your map.
Kotor is famous for its Italian food cultures and seafood so in the evening, I went to one of the Italian Seafood Restaurant featured in Lonely Planet and I ordered one of their signature dishes - Seafood Risotto, was incredibly delicious and amazingly cheap, despite the strong Euro, plus 2 glasses of wine - that was just set me off for just 12 Euro. This was perhaps the best way to end my days in ...
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