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Photo by Ellen Delis, Lagunas Ojos del Campo, Antofalla, Catamarca

I haven't been everywhere...
but it's on my list!


Photo by Ellen Delis,
Lagunas Ojos del Campo,
Antofalla, Catamarca



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From my Airbnb place I rode to Lepetane and got the ferry, N42.46547 E18.6859 which went across the bay and saved me probably over an hour riding round it. The ferries go about every 15 mins and cost 2 Euro for a bike. Not a bad deal, I would have spent a lot more than that on fuel. The ferry took you to Kamenari N42.46661 E18.67460. Then it was about 30 plus mile to Dubrovnik.






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Its the first time I had been and only wanted to see the old town. I was really nice and worth the visit. Loads of old building and stone carvings. I think you could have spent about 2 days wandering around them. It was a right labyrinth in amongst it all.
I didn’t have that long though as they were not going to let me out of Montenegro at one point as I did not have my bike docs with me. I did however have my Montenegro Insurance and passport with me. The supervisor said fine as long as I was back before he finished his shift. I had about 4 hours, plenty of time. As it happened I got the supervisor when I came back into Montenegro and he recognised me so getting back in was a breeze.

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Once back in Montenegro I stopped at a Bikers Cafe and had some food before going back to my Airbnb place





Wayne

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Wayne now that you are in Montenegro you could contact Blazo (HU Montenegro organiser and good chap!).
He knows some fabulous places and restaurants.
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Wayne now that you are in Montenegro you could contact Blazo (HU Montenegro organiser and good chap!).
He knows some fabulous places and restaurants.
Thanks, just sent him a PM
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Day 25 Balkans Trip

Day 25 Balkans Trip

Had a relaxed day today, I went into Kotor which is about 15 mins ride, parked up and went and had a look around the old town.


Riding towards the old town


Old Town entrance












A nice old building in the foreground, and above in the background was where I was going to walk to.

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I also wanted to climb up to the Castle which overlooks Kotor and whose walls surround the old town.
It was a great climb. I guy who I paid my 3 Euro to told me there is just short of 1400 steps to get to the top. The view once up there was great and whoever was in the Castle at the time had a commanding view.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kotor_Castle




Climbing up the steps and getting higher




Quite high now




The above two Panoramas do an overlapped 360 from the top

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Some Castle views








The top


Looking down the other side


and today through the square window....those old enough should remember that saying




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When I came out of the Old Town I got talking to two Guys from Bulgaria, one was on a Pan and the other on a 1200GS. They were on their way to Dubrovnik and then into Bosnia before heading back to Bulgaria.

Once they had left a UK plated R reg Africa Twin 750 pulled in and I got talking to the rider. Turns out Ian lives/works in the Kotor area now and has done for the past 4 years. He comes from Batley so it was good to natter to a fellow Yorkshireman over a couple of coffees.


Ian and his R reg Africa Twin

Sorting out the gear tonight ready for the off tomorrow. Budava old town via Cetinje, its only about 50 mile so might push on further.

Wayne

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Day 26 Balkans Trip

Day 26 Balkans Trip

Had a great day today. The roads were just superb. The plan today was to leave Kotor and go to Budva then see where I end up for the night. The route would take me through Locven National Park and Cetinje

Day 26 Kotor to Budva

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As I left Kotor I had planned the route to take me up the Serpentine road which has 25 hairpins on it and a stunning view when you get to the top.

https://www.dangerousroads.org/easte...-to-kotor.html


Looking over Tivat




Looking over Kotor






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From there I followed the main road for a bit before taking a right into one of the National Parks, Locven. It was really good riding through and I went even higher before starting my decent in to Cetinje.
Once there I had a bit of a ride around before finding somewhere to sit have a coffee and ring my partner in Thailand.

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I didn't get many photos in the Park as I was enjoying the ride












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Cetinje

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Then it was on to Budva. I wanted to go and see the old town. Also I wanted to find the Budva Bikers Bar N42.28231 E18.83794. I did find it and had some lunch, grilled squid. Great. Whilst there I was given two of the bar stickers and a copy of the Bikers Prayer.
Then this guy came out and apologised for not coming to greet me sooner but he was busy. Turns out he is the owner of the bar and the owner of some lovely bikes, most of which he rides. So I said no problem and I was coming back for some more food after visiting the old town before going to find somewhere to pitch my tent. Anyway he said you can pitch it here but better still you can sleep in the back room but sorry I don’t have a bed. To top it off he told all his staff that I stay here as his guest tonight and everything is on him. What a gentleman. I am not saying that everyone will get the same treatment but the bar is well worth a visit. They have a band on tonight so hopefully a great night is on the cards. Sat at the bar doing the report.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Budva



Coming down towards Budva

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Budva


Budva Biker Bar

http://bikeclub.me

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The Owner with one of his toys

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Some more of his toys


This beast he said had a 1600 engine








Ummm, Arrunya fits in there nicely


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