The Blue Eye is a striking natural spring extending to a depth of about 50m. During the communist era Syri i Kalter was reserved for the party elite. Now it’s a popular attraction in southern Albania. It’s also bloody cold to swim in.
The village of Theth attracts up to 10,000 people a year. But despite it’s popularity, visitors still have an authentic stay in a peaceful community in the heart of the Albanian Alps.
The small community of Theth is nestled in the Albanian Alps. It’s only 70km from Shkodra, but the drive there can take up for four hours. At least there’s plenty of entertainment along the way…
The last month feels like one big highlight of all my travels, but that would make a very long post. So instead I’ve picked some moments that I think capture the experiences I’ve had.
It is as close to “wedding crashing” as I’ll ever get – walking into a wedding ceremony in the Old Town in Bar, on the Montenegrin coast. Good thing everyone was having too much fun to notice I was there.
The Biogradska Gora National Park is stunning part of Montenegro and home to a rare patch of primeval forest, beautiful scenery and a dormouse called Bruno.
In a corner of western Serbia where the Bosnian border is a stone’s throw away, a little green train travels through the mountains. Never one to turn down a train or a trip through the mountains, I took a ride on Šargan Eight.
Three weeks ago I shared my first impressions of Belgrade. It was full of rash, uninformed opinions, but then, that’s what first impressions are. Now that I’ve left I thought I’d return to my first impressions and see what I think now.
Serbia’s Uvac Canyon is spectacular: incredible landscapes, dramatic cliffs, rare wildlife and an experience I will never forget.
I wanted to see an ordinary Serbian town so I went to Knjaževac. After a beautiful bus ride I arrived in a town where no one was expecting a young Australian backpacker. Now what?