Seafood specialities in Montenegro

Seafood in Montenegro During our vacation, we obviously enjoyed a lot of seafood in Montenegro and local wine of course. Especially, we were excited about buying fresh seafood on the shore from fishermen and preparing our (not anymore their) catch at home. In my opinion, there are more tasty oysters in neighbouring Croatia, however the taste of mussels from Bay of Kotor outperforms many regions offering similar production. In local warehouses it was possible to buy different kind of seafood (and the price was excellent indeed). It was real celebration of summer every evening in Montenegro all week long. Seafood…

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Adriatic coast of Montenegro

After visiting Durmitor National Park, Tara river bridge and some challenging off-road driving we arrived to our final destination in Montenegro - Adriatic coast. Bay of Kotor Town Kotor is located along one of the most beautiful bays of Montenegro. The old town of Kotor is built during Middle Ages, between 12th and 14th centuries and listed as UNESCO World Natural and Historical Heritage Site since 1979 (to be more precise, UNESCO lists whole complex - Bay of Kotor, City of Kotor and surrounding territory). In the Middle Ages Kotor was natural harbour on the Adriatic coast but this place…

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Durmitor National Park

In the beginning of June, 2006, together with friends, we went to Montenegro (meaning Black Mountain) to visit Durmitor National Park and Adriatic coast. It was exciting not only because we haven't been visiting this country before. In June 3rd, 2006 Montenegrin Parliament declared independence of the country (previously it was a part of Yugoslavia and various its incarnations). It was interesting to find out what people think and to see how a small country starts its independent living. Montenegro has a territory of less that 14 thousand square kilometres and a population of less than one million. Arrival to…

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