Category Archives: Montenegro

Moving to Montenegro

By now, I have really been staying in Ammerthal, the small village in Bavaria where I grew up, longer than I should have. Rent-free living and a cozy room full of books should actually provide agreeable conditions for a student … Continue reading

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Priorities in the countryside

Not even a proper toilet, but the tree has a satellite connection. (Photographed on the way to Savin Kuk in Montenegro.)

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Romantic Graffiti

“If nights were as long as I love you, dawn would never come.” (Photographed in Podgorica, Montenegro.)

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Sheep in Montenegro

It was the last day of October. It was foggy. It was cold. It was wet. It was gloomy. But these sheep in Žabljak in Montenegro didn’t seem to mind.

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How far can you get by train?

One of my readers wrote that he had been wondering how far he could get if he took his local commuter train and continued traveling with no other means of transport than the railway. As a train enthusiast, I couldn’t stop thinking about … Continue reading

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Art in Montenegro

It’s a bit stereotypical with the Balkan-type cap and the drooping mustache, but this is art in Montenegro. It reminds you a bit of the Easter Island heads, doesn’t it? (Photographed at the Winter Palace in Podgorica, Montenegro.)

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The maximum-security prison of Montenegro

Ok, I need to take back the “maximum security” part, because there is quite a big hole in the wall of the prison in Podgorica. So big that a kiosk with a small bar set up shop there. I wonder … Continue reading

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