Montenegro is a little developed country. How to understand this, you ask. On religiosity, as same still. Every country in the world goes through stages of its own development – from super-religious to capitalist and beyond. In Montenegro, monasteries and churches still serve as political and cultural centers. And even people define “their” and “outsider” by religion. Always say that you are Orthodox — then you will even get a free ride to any city you need.
SHOPPING ON SITE
Montenegro is absolutely not a place for shopping. In addition to Podgorica, there are no boutiques and shops known anywhere outside of Montenegro. And even grocery shopping turns into hell in small towns. Continue reading
Montenegro is like a woman after a divorce-it exaggerates its advantages, quickly trying to find new fans, and also diligently pretends that it is moving forward, while in the evenings it is sad for the past.
The Balkans have always been of interest to both tourists and the political field — a rich history, a beautiful climate with natural air conditioning, and a chic location. And all this has not been used by the Montenegrin government for the development of the country. It is insanely rich in legends, castles, fortresses and all sorts of natural beauty. And with all this the country is incredibly poor, in particular in the North.
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Everyone knows about Russian island, which is within walking distance from Vladivostok. But a little further on there are other, no less interesting Islands, including the island of Reinecke, about which I will tell you today. Why should I go there and what can I do there?
I got there to help clear this island of plastic that the sea throws up on the shore, as a volunteer. But I was pleasantly surprised that the island is quite original and full of interesting activities.
REINECKE ISLAND: HOW TO GET THERE?
Russian island has a bridge that you can use to get there by car. But there is no bridge to Reineke island, and the only way to get to the island is to buy a ticket for a small ferry: Continue reading
Rest on lake Baikal, as for me, should be prescribed to all Russians. A majestic place in Russia. You can get to it by any means: by car, by train, by plane to Irkutsk, and even by hitchhiking, as I did. and now I want to share, based on my experience, 10 lessons that you need to do on lake Baikal to fully experience it, as well as to get a variety of impressions from a trip to a huge lake with fresh water.
The ideal period of stay on lake Baikal is at least seven days. Recommendation from personal experience. So, let’s go! Continue reading
After Sochi and Krasnodar, I decided to stop by on the way to Volgograd, before returning to Tyumen. But what to see in Volgograd? I knew that this is a city with a great history, but what I saw-I was very impressed. So, I tell you:
I arrived in Volgograd by train. The train station was just a normal one until I went inside. It had frescoes on its ceilings:
Railway station in Volgograd
I was pleasantly impressed and walked briskly into the city. And the city was very beautiful. Its entire center and main streets reminded me of the architecture of St. Petersburg: Continue reading