Monthly Archives: May 2013

Spectacular patio in Montenegro

Red tile roofs walled village Montenegro

View of the walled city of Kotor, Montenegro from Mt. St. John.

You can see the large, sunny patio of Dojmi Bar Restaurant at the upper left in this image.  What a great position it has just up against the wall of 8th-15th century fortified Kotor, Montenegro.

I captured this photo while descending from the top of Mt. St. John, the incredible rocky backdrop of Kotor, Montenegro on a gorgeous day.  I wanted to illustrate the multi dimensional aspect and placement of this contemporary establishment.

And, it has nothing to do with the fridge magnet they gave me on the International Day of Women.





Olive tree in restaurant in Kotor, Montenegro

Olive tree in restaurant bar in Kotor, Montenegro

Dojmi interior, Kotor, Montenegro

Design, Montenegro and photography

We were in Montenegro because of a colleague, architect and Honorary US Consul, Steve Chucovich.  We NEVER expected a contemporary design space of Dojmi in Kotor, Montenegro. We lived there for a couple weeks in March 2013. At the edge of the 15th century walled village of Kotor, is a large caffe bar restaurant named Dojmi.

We enjoyed cappuccino in the sunshine on the terrace in March followed by beers, football and mexican cuisine on many rainy evenings.  It was designed by  Dender Architects at

More images in the story to follow….

Twilight cafe, Dojmi, Kotor Montenegro

©DianeHuntress2013 Dojmi in Kotor, Montenegro