With no particular planning or advance restaurant booking and being a group of 12 and waiting for more to arrive we opted for a picnic in the local park, before the kids get run over in the parking lot. One of the nicest and cleanest parks I have ever seen in this country and on top of it all no dog crap like in all the German parks I know. Before...more
Like in most countries south of Austria you will find stray dogs all over the place. They are tolerated and often even fed (at least when they are still cute). We almost ran over this dog and some other puppies in Foca going to the Tara river camp. On our way back we saw her again and she hitched a ride with us back to Munich. Of course we asked a...more
Walking is the best way to experience this town. Mainly because it's not that big of a place. The people are friendly so if by any chance you do get lost they'll surely help you out. Plus you get a great view of the river.
Tara river forms the natural border for about 30 km between Montenegro and Bosnia. When you go rafting you are bound to set foot on both countries, because good roads are scarce. The border guards don't seem to worry about pedestrians in wetsuits. Some drunk Americans jumped off this bridge when we were there. Something I do not recommend, water levels can play tricks on you.
Cruising down Tara river on a raft is a mystical experience. The nature is overwhelming. The canyon is second in size only to the Grand Canyon in Colorado and the water is potable in the whole length of the river. Adrenaline junkies should come in spring, when water levels are high. August/September is good time for families with kids or people who...more