Roteiro pela Bósnia e Montenegro

Screenplay by Bosnia and Montenegro

June 13, 2019 0 By Christian Gutierrez and Priscilla Gutierrez

Screenplay by Bosnia and Montenegro, two countries of the former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, They are located between Croatia and Greece in a region with many natural and cultural beauties.

A Bosnia which actually is called Bosnia and Herzegovina is a country that has a small coast, and endured a civil war, which lasted for years and killed many people and is still very present in the country, this war many people, like us, We are seen on television, a war that ended just over 20 years, it lasted from 1992 a 1995. Bosnia beyond this war, It was also the trigger for World War I with the Austro-Hungarian Empire of King's assassination in Sarajevo, for all this, across the country you will find walls with shots on the facades, uma mistura de religiões como católicos e muçulmanos, and also nationalist Serbs, a large mixing, but nowadays it is a very safe country and without being crowded with tourists.

Montenegro not gone through so many wars, but its independence took place less than 15 years, in 2006, its main attractions are its beautiful coastline, such as the city of Kotor, e a capital desse belo país é Podgorica.

We made a script by Bosnia and Montenegro by 9 days and, We fall in love by the two countries, We drove over 2.000 Km, We started the trip in Croatia in airport Dubrovnik, because the flight from Barcelona to there was very much cheaper than going straight to Montenegro or Bosnia, speaking in Dubrovnik, be sure to visit this wonderful medieval city, one of the most beautiful in Europe, as we had already been there, We arrived at the airport pay the car and we have been straight to Bosnia.

Here we have already seen the first tip, quando for rent car warn that will cross the borders of these countries, It will be a little more expensive, but it is very important to tell, Furthermore it is important to ask the rental company you deliver a green paper, that will be asked at the borders of countries and also some police stop you.

Meet the cities of our Road Map for Bosnia and Montenegro

Before speaking of the cities, comentaremos um pouco sobre como cross the car border between Croatia and Bosnia, beyond that green document you should have the car, You will have to show your passport, Brazilians do not need visa to enter Bosnia, the queue to cross the border is huge, you will take at least 1 hour, especially in summer, so it's good to go with time, unhurried, as we were, will be 2 controls, the first passport control to leave Croatia and the other then to enter in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the process is very calm, você nem precisa sair do carro, only a little time consuming, then gave time to eat, take landscape photos around lol.

Trebinje, was our first stop script by Bosnia and Montenegro, we stopped there because it is a very interesting city with Roman bridges of the medieval age, high above the city has a beautiful Greek Orthodox Church, and a panoramic view of the whole city, Moreover as it was Saturday, wanted to buy a mobile chip for our Spain is very expensive to use in Bosnia, that is not part of the European Union and we were without our international chip Travel Easysim4U, but I had no place that sold, We followed the journey with Google Maps offline module maps, but for this you need to download before the map.

Trebinje on Escócia

Our next stop was Stolac, an entire city marked by gunfire in homes and buildings, and a medieval fortress, It was only a small stop 1 hour.

Stolac, a city marked by the war in Bosnia

After going through these two cities we arrived at the main stop of the day and sleep in the city that it was Mostar, one of the most famous cities of Bosnia, por causa de uma lindíssima ponte de pedra romana, the bridge has 24 meters high, it lasted 427 years, but it was totally destroyed during the war in Bosnia in 1993, mas foi reconstruída e reaberta em 2004. No dia que estávamos lá estava tendo o campeonato de Cliff Diving, that the staff jumps platforms and do stunts. The city is beautiful, love.

Mostar and its amazing Roman bridge

On the second day trip we left Mostar towards Sarajevo, no caminho paramos em Blagaj, uma pequena cidade que tem como principal tourist attraction a river of crystal clear waters that come from inside the rock, the river begins a stone, like a dead end, on the river banks there are several restaurants and bars, an impressive place of nature, a river that is born of Stone Mountain.

Blagaj a mystical place in Bosnia and Herzegovina

On the second day we arrived late on Sarajevo, where we stayed 1 day, a city we did not expect much, but that proved to be totally different and interesting, as we talked about at the beginning of the post, one of the city's bridges, the heir to the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary, He was murdered, with this crime World War began. In addition the city has very beautiful places to visit.

Sarajevo, a city marked by wars

Third day, the longest day of the trip on the roads, we left Sarajevo towards Bar in Montenegro coast, are 300 Km, more of 5 hours of travel, the road connecting these cities including the capital of Montenegro is simple single track, It is so simple that near the border between the countries in the Bosnia and the road was dirt, com milhares de curvas até achamos que não teria uma fronteira parar passar de tão simples, but as they had several cars on the road we were quieter, and again we linger over 1 Time to cross the two borders, because of immigration row, the path between the cities visited the repressing the Mratinje Dam, It is beautiful too, the water dam is an amazing shade of blue, you do not care to stay so long on the road, but that when you just arrived in Montenegro.

Also we stopped at Ostrog Monastery, a very old encrusted monastery on top of a mountain, inside the rocks, very different from all the monasteries we have visited.

Monastery of Ostrog, the monastery which is embedded in the mountain

Also in this third day visit Podgorica, but we found a city completely bland, We strolled through the city but do not like too, there finally bought a mobile chip to have internet data in the rest of the trip.

Things to Do in Podgorica: a capital of Montenegro

At the end of the day, already we arrived at night Bar, city ​​were two days, Bar is Montenegrin coast sul, there made base to see all the southern beaches to the border with Albania.

Bar, na on the coast of Montenegro

In the days 6 e 7 we stayed in Budva, another beautiful city of Montenegro coastline, this is more in the center of the coast, as well as Bar, Budva made a stop to discover the nearby town beaches.

Things to Do in Budva in Montenegro coast?

In the last days of the trip day 8 e 9 we hosted in the most famous city in the country and the most beautiful, what is Dirty and its beautiful bay, the city is already on the northern coast of the country, there is the city of Perast, sooo charming.

Kotor the most beautiful medieval town of Montenegro

On the last day we had to return the car in Dubrovnik Airport, where the journey began, because we made a circle that screenplay by Bosnia and Montenegro, as we saw that could have a lot of traffic to crossing the border with Croatia Montengro, We went with plenty of time, as we did not catch a lot of traffic we have to enjoy the town beach Cavlat, Croatia, very close to the airport.

In every city we stopped we will create a post to talk about them, give more detailed information and tips, keep visiting our blog and know most places in the world.

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