Montenegro is not a flat country. I noticed that from the first moment when I crossed the border. 70% of the hole area is covered by mountains. A playground for nature lovers. From 1918 it belonged to Yugoslavia. On the basis of an independence referendum on 21 May 2006, Montenegro declared its independence on 3 June this year.
From the border I could drive a nice decent bike to Pljevlja. Because of the many agriculture, there are not many trees here. This was a nice change to the forests in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The climatic conditions are very pleasant here. I always slept somewhere on a pass crossing. On the third day, I entered Tara Canyon. 10 years ago I went by canoe through the Tara. It is 82 kilometers long and at its lowest point 1,300 meters (4,300 feet), making it the deepest gorge in Europe. The gorge is protected as part of the Durmitor National Park and is a temporary UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The next day I visited the next beauty in nature. Biogradska Gora National Park is 10 km from Mojkovac. On the beautiful lake there is a campfire and many mosquitoes. I liked this hotel so much that I decided to stay here for the next 3 days. One of the features of the park is the Biogradska Gora (16 km²) with more than five hundred years old trees.
After this recovery, I continued my journey through the park on the fourth day. Most of the parts could not be cycled for me. Most of the time I had to push my bike. But I was rewarded with a fantastic view. What else do you want?
The roads in Montenegro are similar to those in Bosnia. It is no pleasure to drive on the main roads. That's why I chose the byways.
The nature in Montenegro is unique. Unfortunately, many peoples emigrate to other countries every year because they have nothing to eat. Politically, Montenegro is at the very beginning. I hope they can preserve their natural beauties.