Yesterday, Susan and I traveled with our friends Sana and Peda up the 25 hairpin curves on the old road between Kotor to Lovcen. It was a beautiful day for such a scenic trip.
This building is located just a few miles from Kotor. It was once a border station between Montenegro and Austria's Dalmatian Coast.
Along side of the road, there is a restaurant near the top of the mountain.
We proceeded into the magnificent mountain-top national park that is home to a mausoleum for a famous Montenegrin leader, Peter II.
This was our destination, the second highest peak in Montenegro. We were told that on a clear day, one can see Albania, Croatia and Bosnia as well as the eastern border of Montenegro from this place. One person had said that we might be able to see Italy. We were eager.
We finally arrived near the point where we could ascend up to the mausoleum. SNOW! The road was blocked with ankle-deep snow.
Susan was braver than me.
Charles (Karlo) Baker-Clark
I am a university professor with interests in the relationship of food and culture. I am also a Fulbright Scholar and will deploy to Montenegro in September, 2014 where I will collaborate in teaching and learning about food and culture as well as food tourism. This blog is dedicated to sharing my experiences in Montenegro with you. It is also dedicated to my son Chad who mixes artistry and savvy in teaching people how to bake bread and make pizza.
This site, Zdravo (Hello) From Montenegro, is not an official Fulbright site. The views expressed on this site are entirely those of its author, Charles A. Baker-Clark, and do not represent the views of the Fulbright Program, the U.S. State Department or any of its partner organizations.