Baosici – With a show regatta held last weekend one-day tourist manifestation Baosici summer began. In the desire to make something new, and to offer to tourist something more than just beds, and swimming inn the sea tourist activists and local people have organized a real coastal fiesta.
With the sound of a guitar and Mediterranean song they have organized several sport – entertaining competitions with rich rewards as well as a very rich cuisine offer.
Guys were competing in pulling rope, then in taking of the smoked ham from the palm tree and riding on a balk 8 meters long and places above the sea surface. Some cheering could be heard, but also laughter. The best ones were rewarded with smoked ham and rewards from 100 to 120 euros.
Hard working housewives have brought out more than 100 kilos of fish, 70 kilos of mussels made with a sauce, salt fish, dough, rostula, and a great number of tasteful cookies. Everything was poured with 200 liters of wine. There were also juices and th inevitable brandy.
Baosici used to be a small fishing place, and now it is a tourist place on Herceg Novi Riviera. According to a legend Balsici founded it, and according to historical notes Baosa Cvjetkovic founded the village in 1596. Today local people are mostly employed in Adriatic shipbuilding yard in Bijela, but there almost doesn’t exist a house which as an extra activity is not in the business of hotelier keeping and tourism. In private accommodation, according to estimates, there are about 5.000 beds. There is the only fishing community in Montenegro, which still operates in this place.
“Baosici summer” was aided by Municipality of Herceg Novi, Tourist organization of the town and tourist agency “Vega” from Baosici.