Our Lady of the Rocks, Perast, Montenegro. An artificial island created by bulwark of rocks and by sinking old and seized ships loaded with rocks. The islet was made over centuries by local seaman who kept an ancient oath after finding the icon of Madonna and Child on the rock in the sea, July 22, 1452.
Ah, Montenegro. I knew I’d love it. I knew it would be beautiful. But I had no idea that it would have the kind of beauty to knock me off my feet and render me speechless! I’m ready to declare it the most naturally beautiful country in Europe. Here’s what it has going for it.: