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The ancient town of Stari Bar, Montenegro

zondag, februari 6, 2011 · Category Eastern Europe · comments 3

The ancient town of Stari Bar, Montenegro

During my 4+ hour stay at the ancient town of Stari Bar in Montenegro I was one of 5 visitors, the others being an Italian and a German elderly couple. Restoration of the site was halted somewhere in the 1980's which explains all about how the Montenegrin Government handles and cares about it's long history in favour of tourism and new bricks and mortars everywhere.

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Montenegro accepted as a EU-candidate member | I can't believe it

zaterdag, december 18, 2010 · Category Politics · comments 0

Montenegro accepted as a EU-candidate member | I can't believe it

Montenegro is really a beautiful place; a small pearl on the Balkans; once in the 1970's and 1980's it was the second "Costa Smeralda" in the Medditerean. It lost it's attraction during the Balkan wars of the 90's and was completely neglected by the EU-members, yet adopted by the Russians. Declared independent from Serbia on the 6th of June 2006.

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