• Montenegro
  • WAR MONUMENT ROUTE THROUGH BJELOPAVLIĆI

    war monument Vranjske Njive1

    Although I am aware that Bjelopavlići is not exactly the most attractive tourist region in Montenegro, I have made many nice trips through this fertile and densely populated valley between Podgorica and Nikšić. For me, it is a big advantage that this region has not been discovered by hordes of tourists so far. And apart […]

  • Montenegro
  • KAPETANOVO JEZERO OFF-SEASON

      Early in May I finally had the opportunity to visit Kapetanovo Jezero (Captain’s Lake – photo 1). Unfortunately, the weather was cold and rainy, and at the altitude of around 1700 m above sea level spring had hardly begun. But maybe it was exactly the barrenness and lonelyness of this area that gave us […]

  • Montenegro
  • GRAHOVO, WITNESS OF A TURBULENT PAST

    Traveling from Podgorica (or Nikšić) to the Bay of Kotor has become much easier by the new highway Žabljak-Risan. The road has been under construction for a long time, but now it is an excellent highway passing through untouched nature, crossing the Grahovo plain (Grahovsko polje) and winding down towards the Bay of Boka Kotorska, […]

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  • TO NIKŠIĆ BY TRAIN

    This summer I read in the newspapers that the Montenegrin Railway Company (Željeznica Crne Gore) had purchased three modern trains in Spain and that they would be used on the line from Podgorica to Nikšić.  This railway, completed with 760 mm gauge in 1948, was upgraded to standard gauge in 1965. It has been used […]