… the New Balkans

King's Landing - Or Was It Dubrovnik?

Dubrovnik has become King's Landing. It seems forgotten that Dubrovnik in itself is an amazing city due to its history and position in the Adriatic.

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Back to Kotor

Gallery: Lovćen

You can see 60% of the Montenegrin territory from Njegoš Mausoleum as well as several neighbouring countries. It feels as if you are standing on the top of the world.

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Walking the Budva Riviera

So after taking my shots of this iconic sight I've decided to return in 2038 if I am able to and with the hopes that the Montenegrin government wont lease the islet out for another 30 years.

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Žabljak

Our driver could smoke, text, talk and drink a Red Bull all while he took us up into the Montenegrin inlands past the Bay of Kotor and the mountains behind.

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Hiking to Planinica

For the next hour to hour and a half we walked through this magnificent landscape where horses were grassing in the distance. Even better it was for the most part somewhat straight with no serious ascends. read more

Hiking to Planinica

For the next hour to hour and a half we walked through this magnificent landscape where horses were grassing in the distance. Even better it was for the most part somewhat straight with no serious ascends.

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Finally Kosovo

Here the cheese comes in great buckets of wood or plastic and is cut in circular pieces from the top of the buckets. It has the colour of milk which has been left too long in the fridge - and the consistency too.

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New Skopje and the Copy/Paste Syndrome

We are ending up in a city which looks like the temporarily built setting for an imperial world in the Star Wars universe with large white neo-classical buildings and thousands - and I mean thousands - of statues.

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