It’s not every day you wake up in Montenegro. But here I am! We have been driving to the lovely town of Kotor by the bay. The country is very beautiful and friendly, even though most people cannot even find Montenegro on a map.
"One of the advantages of repeated visits to a place is the leisure pace of awe and discovery while drifting slowly down the worn streets of the French capital."
"I woke up freezing on a Persian rug with aching back. Behind a corner I saw the damned rooster that kept me awake during many hours."
"Not too bad to wash it all down with a local Txakoli, the young white wine typical of the Basque country."
"Since the toilets were locked during the seven hour stop, we had to bribe the provodnitsas to use the facilities. Then came the Mongols."
"Inside the church there are still traces of rune inscriptions made during the Viking age by Varangians, an elite guard made up of Scandinavian immigrant warriors."
"As I entered the heavily guarded Rotunda in the center, some of the most famous documents in the world laid before me."