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Serbia

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Comfort Food

Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011 | Views [218]

Travel is exciting.  There are new places to visit, interesting people to meet, histories to learn and great art and architecture to see.  We wouldn't trade this lifestyle for anything. But sometimes you yearn for something familiar.  Take food, for ... Read more >


The Church of St. George

Monday, 14 Nov 2011 | Views [447]

Sopocani Monastery was filled with the faithful on Sunday morning.  It must have been a special service because the religious TV station was filming the service.  Not much of the original monastery was left after the Turks, but it has been nicely rebuilt.... Read more >


Felix Romuliana

Saturday, 12 Nov 2011 | Views [260]

The hillsides are ablaze with the last of the fall colors and the ground is carpeted with birch leaves that glisten like millions of coppery coins.  Driving through some truly spectacular scenery is one of the benefits of seeking out of the way ... Read more >


Gallery of Naive Art

Friday, 11 Nov 2011 | Views [534]

My face broke into a wide grin as I stood before the Martin Jonas painting of a man with huge hands and a tiny head.  When Jelena suggested we visit the Gallery of Naive Art in Kovacica we thought she meant "native" not "naive."... Read more >


Art Deco in Serbia?

Thursday, 10 Nov 2011 | Views [690]

The long arm of Antoni Gaudi's (remember him from Barcelona?) influence reaches all the way to Subotica near the Serbian border with Hungary.  Its art deco buildings don't match those in Napier, New Zealand in number nor those in South Beach for glitz, ... Read more >


The Monasteries of Fruska Gora

Wednesday, 9 Nov 2011 | Views [314]

The rolling hills and winding roads of Fruska Gora are a pleasant change from the featureless farmland north of Belgrade.  They also provide the perfect setting for Serbian Orthodox Monasteries that date from the Fifteenth to Eighteenth Centuries.... Read more >


Belgrade

Monday, 7 Nov 2011 | Views [385]

Connie already had a plan for our first day in Belgrade, the capitol of the former Republic of Yugoslavia, but she kept it a secret.  After we checked into an overpriced hostel less than a block from the Moskova Hotel, a really overpriced one, she ... Read more >


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Coming to Serbia

Sunday, 6 Nov 2011 | Views [326]

There aren't many attractive travel options from Bucharest to Belgrade. Flights on Austrian Air go through Vienna and cost a fortune.  Sitting up all day on a bus wasn't very appealing either.  So once again we opted for the overnight train.  This ... Read more >

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