The Montenegrin Coast
Montenegro, 2010-05-30 12:00 by Laerke
Puh! we have covered a lot of ground already and by the time we left wet and rainy Drumitor we were a bit tired. It turns out that geographically Montenegro is pretty much just mountains, upon leaving Drumitor we kept expecting to get down from the mountains soon, but no we just kept going up one mountain and down the next, a bit tiring to drive through. But we were in luck because when the mountains finally ended – when we hit the coast, there was the bay of Kotor! A narrow road led us down one side of the fjord and we came upon a cute little village where all the houses are built with rustic stones, here we found a lovely man who rents out apartments. We have a balcony with a view out into the fjord, the village is pretty quiet, only happy chatter is heard as our host and most of the other older men in the village have gathered down by the water to discuss world business :) This is just what we needed!

We have explored the surroundings and walked around the old towns of Kotor and Perast, very charming places with little plazas and seaside restaurants that serve rustic Italian and Montenegrin fare; we have had pizza, pasta, grilled squid, grilled chicken breasts, local cheese etc.

Our host also has a little swimming platform, beaches here are pretty much nonexistent it seems with the mountains plunging right into the waters, instead little platforms has been built from where one can jump in the water – a great invention!