No Buddha in Budva

Oct. 17: Leave the small quiet village of Molunat and paddle the last two hours of the Croatian coastline.

   Molunat is a gem. A small village not far from the Dubrovnik airport, it offers the beauty of the Adriatic for a nice price.  

Molunat is a gem. A small village not far from the Dubrovnik airport, it offers the beauty of the Adriatic for a nice price.  

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I cross the largest passage ever, three km from land for 12 km. A bit of angst when setting out, but paddling with another person helps. The weather is calm and stable. 

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A little fortress now manned by Montenegro's military. 

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A small little bay, RT Veslo, caught our eye. Perfect lunch spot. Doesn't get better.  After a short break, we paddle towards Budva and find a perfect place at Jaz Beach. 

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Set up tent as darkness settles in.  

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Oct. 18: Colder as I slip out of my sleeping bag. Quick to get on the fleece and get warm. A quick coffee and the sun surfacing above the neighboring mountain helps too. 

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Arriving in Budva, we checked in with the police. Got our Montenegro in-checking clearance. Bit of a process as we should have done this in an earlier city along the way. The police were nice and helped us out. 

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We asked a diving shop about storing our kayaks with them. Yes. Ok. Now to find our apartment room.  

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Found a room with a view for 12€ in Budva. I took it.    

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After nine days of paddling I will take a break. Here for two days   

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