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Montenegro - Beyond the black mountain

Kotor, Perast, Risan, Herceg Novi and up the slopes of the black mountain.

  • The undiscovered country

    The town was first mentioned in 168 BC, but almost noone find their way here.

    [Kotor]

  • Stari Grad

    The old town is very charming.

    [Kotor]

  • Finally here

    [Ida in Kotor]

  • Finally here

    [Reine in Kotor]

  • Golden serpent

    The walls are stretching into the mountain. They were started in the 9th century and tweaked until the 18th.

    [Bay of Kotor]

  • Moon over St Mary’s Collegiate Church

    [Kotor]

  • Got the time

    The clock tower was constructed in 1602.

    [Kotor]

  • Wolf hour

    [Kotor]

  • Bokeljska Mormarica

    [Ida in Kotor]

  • None shall pass

    Three gates regulate the access through the city walls.

    [River Gate, Kotor]

  • Bent but not broken

    Originally started in 1166, but severely damaged by two earthquakes.

    [Cathedral of Saint Tryphon, Kotor]

  • Hiking up the black mountain

    [Kotor]

  • I can see my house from here

    Amazing view from Mt Lovcen, the black mountain of Montenegro. The bay is called the southern-most fjord in Europe, but technically it's a ria (submerged river canyon).

    [Bay of Kotor]

  • The restaurant at the end of the universe

    After driving through countless hairpin curves on a steep narrow road, one wonder who really lives up here. Iron Man?

    [Njegusi]

  • None shall pass

    [Mt Lovcen]

  • A chunk of Venice

    [Perast]

  • Fetch another rock

    The Gospa od Škrpjela island is the lesser of two islands in the bay. It was artificially constructed in the 15th century, the only artificial island in the Adriatic. It features a church from 1630.

    [Perast]

  • One of sixteen

    St Nicholas Church has a bell tower of 55 meters.

    [Perast]

  • Got the time?

    The Clock Tower was built by the Austro-Hungarians as a gate into the old town.

    [Herceg Novi]

  • View from the top

    The old fortress Kanli-Kula (Bloody Tower) used to be a prison during the Turkish rule.

    [Herceg Novi]

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