Wednesday, 26 July 2017

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You can't trust local maps. Nor some international travel guides. One of them, for instance, says, that Neretva River in Bosnia and Herzegovina flows FROM the Adriatic towards the inland of the Balkans, never reaching the sea. OK, how about the Neretva delta and channel in Croatia?
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I can only find good, comprehensive guides about Croatia and Bulgaria. Can you help me which are the reliable editions that have issued books about Montenegro, or Bosnia?
Jan Holuzska, Prague

There are two relatively new books on Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro, published by Bradt. Greece and Turkey are also covered in an excellent way by Rough Guide.
Balkan Travellers editorial team




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