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Visiting Ostrog Monastery: One of Montenegro's Highlights

Visiting Ostrog Monastery: One of Montenegro’s Highlights | Gallop Around The Globe

If you haven’t heard of Ostrog Monastery before, you may well have seen photographs of it. Beautiful, whitewashed Manastir Ostrog is built seemingly impossibly into a vertical cliff face, almost a kilometre above the fertile Zeta Valley in central Montenegro. When Stu and I were busy planning our 7-day road trip around the country, this incredible landmark […]

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3 days in Yangon, Myanmar

My Personal Highlights from 3 Days in Yangon, Myanmar – Gallop Around The Globe

Yangon (ရန္ကုန္) was the first city I visited in Myanmar.  It was my introduction to a country I’d been ridiculously excited about exploring ever since it officially reopened its doors to tourism in 2012. Although it’s no longer Myanmar’s capital city (this title now belongs to Naypyidaw), Yangon is still recognised as the cultural and commercial […]

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