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Backpacking the Balkans – Introduction and Our Route

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This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series Backpacking the Balkans:We’ve kept more to our word the last few weeks and have actually taken the time to relax after our recent trip around northeastern Europe. We’ve been home-basing …

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Dubrovnik, Croatia

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This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series Backpacking the Balkans:Sara and I first talked about visiting Croatia back in 2005, when we “heard” that Croatia had beautiful beaches and as a little more off the beaten track …

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Mostar, Bosnia

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This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series Backpacking the Balkans:Leaving beautiful Dubrovnik wasn’t something we were too excited about, especially since it was our last stop in Croatia (for this trip – we’ll definitely be back!). Bosnia …

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Sarajevo, Bosnia

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This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series Backpacking the Balkans:We were originally going to take the train from Mostar to Sarajevo, as it is supposed to be quite a beautiful trip. But, with a night of drinking …

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Durmitor National Park, Montenegro

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This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series Backpacking the Balkans:Durmitor National Park is located in northeastern Montenegro, and was a 5 hour bus-ride from Sarajevo, including a change in buses in Niksic. It was incredibly beautiful and …

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Kotor and Jaz Beach, Montenegro

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This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series Backpacking the Balkans:Our last destination in Montenegro was back near the coast for a relaxing few days at Kotor and Jaz Beach (two different places, but neither interesting enough to …

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Photos from the Balkans

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series Backpacking the Balkans:We have posted our photos from this trip. The easiest place to view and comment on them is on our Facebook page, but if you’d prefer to view …

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