Tag Archives: Kotor

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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Sad Things (15) Postcard to myself

Every day, I run down the stairs with excitement to unlock my letterbox with great anticipation, awaiting postcards from around the world. Every day, all I get is another disappointment. I can’t even remember when was the last time that I received … Continue reading

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Dragan. An Encounter in Montenegro.

“Where are you from?” the guy asks me with American-accented English. “Germany.” “Na, dann lass uns doch auf Deutsch schwätzen!” Clearly a south-west German accent. We continue in German. His beard is older than the proverbial three days. Judging by his smell, … Continue reading

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How do you write ‘System’?

– “How do you write ‘system’, boss?” – “The way you pronounce it.” (Photographed in Kotor, Montenegro.)

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Video Blog: Climbing the Fortress of Kotor

In Kotor, the most beautiful coastal town in Montenegro, there was an easy (yet still exhausting) way to get to the fortress. And there was a hard way. Guess which one I picked. (Hier gibt es das Video auf Deutsch.)

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