Rafting the Tara

We’ve arrived at our rafting center. We picked the Divlja Rijeka rafting company and they were awesome! Our first look at the Tara River is captivating. The crystal clear waters are mesmerising and you can literally drink straight from it. Then it’s a 40 minute drive to the start of our rafting adventure at Brštanovica.Continue reading “Rafting the Tara”


After the vertiginous views from the monastery we’re heading to the lovely little mountain town of Žabljak. Zabljak is the highest urban settlement in the Balkans, located at the altitude of 1456m in the middle of Durmitor National Park. Žabljak is surrounded by 22 mountain peaks over 2200 meters, 18 mountain lakes and the TaraContinue reading “Žabljak”

Ostrog Monastery

The first stop off on our Montenegrin road trip is to the incredible Ostrog Monastery and this entails a lot of hairpin roads….as usual! The monastery is split into an upper and lower site, and is a Serbian Orthodox Church. Its most famous sight is the upper monastery situated against an almost vertical background high upContinue reading “Ostrog Monastery”

Gardens galore

Me and my gardening buddy headed to the NEC for the horticultural wonderland that is Gardener’s World Live! Here’s the Kings Meadow – a delicious tide of every shade of cornflower and other wildflowers. Me giving peonies the stink eye – I adore them but they utterly refuse to grow in my garden! So itContinue reading “Gardens galore”