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Montenegro becomes 29th NATO State

Montenegro becomes 29th NATO State

Well, not quite yet, but yesterday, (19th May), they received formal invitation to become the 29th NATO state. Montenegro Having been there, I know how little industrial and commercial development this from Yugoslav state has..It’s only selling point is it’s proximity to the Aegian. There’s a possibility for a development of tourism, but it’s population, (armed forces), and capabilities as a contributing, (raw materials), member to a military allaince are limited. Here’s some news stories from the media who’ve decided…

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Google Earth Travel Guide – Serbia & Montenegro

Google Earth Travel Guide – Serbia & Montenegro

To download this free travel guide to Serbia & Montenegro. Google Earth – Download Visit link https://www.michaeltyler.co.uk/kml/serbia_montenegro.kml When the page displays save as – save to your desktop. Install Google Earth Double click serbia_montenegro.kml. The file will open automatically. Browse and visit the main sites and attraction of the world’s newest country. (Visited 17 times, 1 visits today)Related Posts Day 56 – Newquay to Lands End Last day. It’s taken 56 days to make the whole journey; from John O’Groats…

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Best tracks – Moraca Valley – Podgorica -> Rasko

Best tracks – Moraca Valley – Podgorica -> Rasko

Best track The Moraca Valley running from the Moraca river just out of Podgorica up to the small village, Rasko. Passes through Moraca village where there’s a steam train and monastery and of course, river below. Best drive in Serbia & MonetenegroTowering granite spires, deep forest and plummeting river canyon most of the way. Points to watch: Trucks approaching on the other side of the road.Tunnels have overhang; Truck drivers work around is to approach on your side of the…

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Worst tracks – Zabljak -> Niksic

Worst tracks – Zabljak -> Niksic

worst track From Durmitor national park over to Niksic. Worst roads in EuropeMarked on the map as a major route, this homebound route turned out to be the architypal Montenegrin country thoroughfare.Windey, dangerous, nutters approaching in the other direction, nutters approaching from behind.Single track for the duration, about 20 miles. Sheer drops denoted by flowers peppered intermittently on either side. Scenery’s good, if you make it home. KML (start):– 43.15443, 19.12115 Zabljak toKML (finish):– 42.902470, 18.962960 Niksic No visits yetRelated…

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Guidebooks for Serbia Montenegro

Guidebooks for Serbia Montenegro

As promised a review of travel guides for the region. Travel Guides purchased: Lonely Planet – Western Balkans Lonely Planet – Western Balkans £11.19: Bedrock for many a travellers itinerary. I had so many of these I set up a website to get rid of them.I found this book useful in that it covers, in some depth, all areas you’re likely to visit.You will find yourself referring to it for basic information. Thomas Cook – Serbia & Montenegro Thomas Cook…

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Durmitor National Park – Little Church on the Prarie

Durmitor National Park – Little Church on the Prarie

KML: lat – lon – This is where you can expect the multi-million pound mansion complexes springing up over the next few years. No visits yetRelated Posts Day 56 – Newquay to Lands End Last day. It’s taken 56 days to make the whole journey; from John O’Groats to Lands End. I’ll do a summary of some stats in the next post, but h… Day 55 – Tavistock to Newquay A whole day with the the wind in my face….

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Durmitor National Park – Just a Walk in the Park

Durmitor National Park – Just a Walk in the Park

Black Lake – DurmitorKML: lat – 43.14577 lon – 19.09744 The main town in Durmitor is Zabljak. Here I park up and take a walk for 3 hours. Summer walksThere are a number of marked walks from a location close to town. I take a walk around the Black lake, the easiest walk. There are a number of other walks which can be negotiated with the aid of a map. (Visited 2 times, 1 visits today)Related Posts Day 56 –…

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Sunset over Budva – Montenegro

Sunset over Budva – Montenegro

Sunset over BudvaKML: lat – 42.30130 lon – 18.89166 Coming down the road (n95) toward Budva from Podgorica. Caught this sunset over the shimmering sea. No visits yetRelated Posts Day 56 – Newquay to Lands End Last day. It’s taken 56 days to make the whole journey; from John O’Groats to Lands End. I’ll do a summary of some stats in the next post, but h… Day 55 – Tavistock to Newquay A whole day with the the wind in…

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Durmitor National Park – Montenegro

Durmitor National Park – Montenegro

The road to DurmitorKML: lat – 43.14944 lon – 19.29432 Definitely the high point of the trip so far. Denoted by the deepest canyon in Europe at 1.3km. The park is intersected by the river Tara and has some scenery and nature to behold. Enjoy the silenceThe air here is lush with the smell of Scot’s pines earthy forest smells. (Visited 2 times, 1 visits today)Related Posts Day 56 – Newquay to Lands End Last day. It’s taken 56 days…

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Njegos Mausoleum – Montenegro

Njegos Mausoleum – Montenegro

Njegos Mausoleum Njegos Mausoleum Njegos MausoleumKML: lat – 42.39935 lon – 18.83712 Njegos, or king Njegos to his friends. Perched himself at top the mountain to look down upon the whole of Montenegro in legacy. Hard-DriveWing mirrors be warned, this is a single lane duel for most of the way. Added hazards included boulders mountain goats, sun (in eyes). Took a Turkish Coffee at the restaurant at the summit. Seated looking West, the views are great and the coffee wasn’t…

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