David Dobre Vode
Travel Blogs from Bar
... somewhere I would never have visited If I wasn't working on board this ship. It's too warm to walk up the mountain today to check out the view which is something I would have loved to done, but it's 40'C so I didn't want to risk it, besides no one else wanted to and I didn't want to do it alone. It's Ok though because we will be ...
... in Boka Bay. It is a beautiful old town with wonderful architecture. One of the main reasons for visiting it is to travel to Our Lady of the Rock church. After the Sevilla Cathedral I wasn't going to do any more churches (pretty hard to beat that one). But Our Lady of the Rock church is located on a small island, a short water taxi ride from Perast. I won't bore you with the history of the church but it took 200 years to build and is well worth a visit for the paintings ...
... walls are all that separate this life from the next. From the passenger seat, Judy feels like we have one wheel off the edge at all times. From the driver's seat, I'm pretty sure each approaching car is going to relieve us of our side mirror. As we climb, I can't help stealing glances at the sweeping view of the bay and the rooftops of Kotor. 'Hairpin turn,' warns Judy. The way the road keeps constantly twisting back on itself, she could repeat that every 15 seconds. In fact, ...
... most scenic in all of Europe, I was especially glad this turned out as beautiful as it was!
But all that being said, I never imagined this would be one of the first sights I'd see getting off a train on this trip:
This is the front view of the Bar train station.
The other wonderful thing I saw ...
... that night:
Waiter: Are you here for a drink?
Me: Yes, and dessert as well please.
Waiter: We have sweet pancakes and tiramisu.
Me: Do you have ice-cream?
Waiter: Yes, but it's not very good.
Mum and Jolande: We'll have the ice-cream please.
The ice-cream was actually pretty good, but Tom and I still laughed.