Tag Archives: Tivat

The Millionaire Translators of Montenegro

Tivat is different from the rest of Montenegro: more glitzy, more shiny, more expensive, more show-off. All the things I don’t like. I only go there regularly because I am trying to visit the Maritime Museum in Tivat, but it’s … Continue reading

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Red Star

“OK, we’ll tear down the old houses, put up a high-rise building and sell expensive apartments. Long live capitalism! But don’t touch the monument with the Red Star, comrades!” (Photographed in Tivat, Montenegro.)

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Vrmac – where you get drunk from hiking

The only disadvantage about Kotor is its location in a fjord, surrounded by steep mountains, which to cross takes the sun a few cumbersome hours every morning while it already warms people and spirits elsewhere in the country, and behind … 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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Mountains in the Clouds

My last glimpse of the mountains of Montenegro, after departing from Tivat.

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