Travel Blogs from Nis, Serbia and Montenegro

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Arriving in the dark, Nis, Serbia travel blog

Arriving in the dark

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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... , looking pretty bats we arrived at the hostel, me covered in mud and both of us exhausted. Vladimir who runs Hostel Nis was very kind to us, and helped us carry the bags etc up. A shower revived us and a Canadian called Ron who, after several chats with ...

Blissful day off!, Nis, Serbia travel blog

Blissful day off!

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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... in serious sunshine. For once people weren't looking at me like I was crazy wearing flip-flops. Really like Nis, a town with everything you need and lots to do but easy to walk around and happy friendly people. The river looked gorgeous in the sunshine ...

The Long Train to Nis, Nis, Serbia travel blog

The Long Train to Nis

A travel blog entry by ssfahring

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... . I don't know, maybe that is true. Never did we get that feeling. Strangely we were asked our nationalities much less often in Serbia than other places.  Perhaps it was an 'I don't want to know' situation. I don't know, but Serbia is still a ...

Scary..., Nis, Serbia travel blog

Scary...

A travel blog entry by shiiuga

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... not like British sausages! The train ride to Belgrade was mercifully warm and event free, and the scenery between Nis and Belgrade is beautiful.  Serbia really has a stunning landscape and the 4 hour ride went by pretty quickly in the end, even if ...

Shame about the weather., Nis, Serbia travel blog

Shame about the weather.

A travel blog entry by richierich33

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Wanted to see somewhere else in Serbia before crossing into Kosovo and various reviews said Nis was nice so thought i'd give it the benefit of the doubt. Well maybe on a sunny day it's nice but from when I arrived at 3pm until I went to bed it ...

Costantino's polis, Nis, Serbia travel blog

Costantino's polis

A travel blog entry by sirfermor

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... legge che stabilì la supremazia del cristianesimo qui assume anche un significato politico nazionalistico.  A proposito di nazionalismo,  Nis fu uno dei maggiori centri della resistenza ai turchi, al punto che durante una battaglia in cui la ...

Pirot to Nis, Nis, Serbia and Montenegro travel blog

Pirot to Nis

A travel blog entry by sethandholly

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Pirot to Nis, Nis, Serbia and Montenegro travel blog

Pirot to Nis

A travel blog entry by sethandholly

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La coerenza è per gli idioti, Nis, Serbia travel blog

La coerenza è per gli idioti

A travel blog entry by sirfermor

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... ' tempo.  Superato il senso di colpa il viaggio procede bene. Subito a sud di Belgrado si estende l'area più rurale della Serbia, e dal finestrino vedo scorrere frutteti, vigne e campi coltivati dai contadini con utensili manuali. A un certo punto, in ...

Finding my Nis, Nis, Serbia travel blog

Finding my Nis

A travel blog entry by peyton

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... Great Airport at Nis (rhymes with 'sheesh'), which rather than great is quite small and which only serves flights to and from Montenegro, as I find out later to some consternation. I clear customs and cab to tonight's accommodations at the Best Western ...

Breaking up the journey, Nis, Serbia and Montenegro travel blog

Breaking up the journey

A travel blog entry by mrconfused

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... in Serbia. There turned out to be some problems with this. Most importantly, the fact that as Serbia doesnt recognise Kosovo as an independant territory, and the borders into Kosovo are UNMIK (UN mission in Kosovo) controlled, I didnt receive a Serbian ...

And back in Serbia, Nic, Serbia and Montenegro travel blog

And back in Serbia

A travel blog entry by nstarkey77

So back to Serbia... to try and go through Bulgaria as they don't require visa's from us.. three hours later we get the train... by this time we should be in ...

Serbia - Nis, Nis, Serbia travel blog

Serbia - Nis

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo

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September 3, 2013 It took us approx. 12 hours to get from Kotor (Montenegro) to Nis (Serbia). We arrived at 7.00 at the bus station of the city of Nis where we were supposed to spend only one night. We immediately asked at the information desk if there ...

SERBIAN CYCLING, SERBIA-Montenegro CYCLE STORIES, Serbia and Montenegro travel blog

SERBIAN CYCLING

A travel blog entry by onsixwheels

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here are our stories of crossing Serbia - Cerna Gora (Montenegro)... our route was north east to south east through vojvodina and around beograd into the homolske mountains. serbia, a war torn country, doesn't show the aftereffects of war in really ...

Nis, Nis, Serbia and Montenegro travel blog

Nis

A travel blog entry by ced

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Nis, Serbia, Nis, Serbia travel blog

Nis, Serbia

A travel blog entry by tigereye

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Nice little town with a crazy skull tower and a fortress and a concentration camp.  Everyone has something to say about me going to ...

Arrival Nis, Visit to Fortress, Nis, Serbia travel blog

Arrival Nis, Visit to Fortress

A travel blog entry by londone7

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Today I am heading to the southern city of Nis. While Novi Sad was Serbia's second city north of Belgrade, Nis is Serbia's third city just over 2 hours drive to the south. Nis (pronounced 'neesh')has a long history and has existed from Roman times. If ...

Friendly people, nice hotel, a few sights & cheap!, Nis, Serbia travel blog

Friendly people, nice hotel, a few sights & cheap!

A travel blog entry by rnriggins

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Nis, Nis, Serbia travel blog

Nis

A travel blog entry by stevelegassick

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... cheap! Pedestrian streets in the center and a historically important fortress adjacent just across the river, where one of Serbia's heroes sacrificed himself and 4000 of his men to kill 10000 Turks during the Battle of Cegar. See the Skull Tower entry ...

Lapovo - Nis, Nis, Serbia travel blog

Lapovo - Nis

A travel blog entry by achim

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20.05.2011 31. Etappe Start: Lapovo Raststaette Startzeit:  6:15 Uhr km: 133 Gesamt km: 2386 Ziel: Nis Hostel The Garden Ich bin auf dem Weg nach Nis, dem Tor zum Orient. Kennt jemand die flirrende Hitze an der Adria? Ich habe heute einen Durchsatz ...

Oct 06, 2010, Nis, Serbia travel blog

Oct 06, 2010

A travel blog entry by toplica

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The Balkan Countries, Nis, Serbia travel blog

The Balkan Countries

A travel blog entry by jabuofr

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... .  Half the time during that ride I didnt know what country I was in. Took a local bus from Nis to the border of Serbia and Bulgaria. I have noticed that when I do ask for help people are very friendly and the younger generation seems to know ...

Logor Concentration Camp, Nis, Serbia travel blog

Logor Concentration Camp

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... the internet looking up how to get there or continue on to Kosovo. Next to the bus station was a big outdoor covered market selling mostly vegetables and some fruit. Visit My Page on Facebook : Departures1 - Global Adventures ...

Falling in love with Montinegro, Nis, Serbia travel blog

Falling in love with Montinegro

A travel blog entry by marmite_boy

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... drivers to give you a hoot to let you know they are passing, and occasionally people coming from either direction would honk and wave. In Montenegro however it was a very common occurrence (maybe one in 5 cars would wave and smile) they were so friendly ...

Constantine's Birthplace, Nis, Serbia and Montenegro travel blog

Constantine's Birthplace

A travel blog entry by nattai

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... out by reading a Serbian travel guide (in Serbian) in a bookstore, and going from there. Not that there is much to see here, and if Nis hadnt happened to be directly on the Belgrade - Sofia train line i wouldnt have come here at all, but since it is i ...

Medijana Roman Town and Tower of Skulls, Nis, Serbia travel blog

Medijana Roman Town and Tower of Skulls

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... The was a description of the origins in English and Serbian. The Serbs lead a revolt in 1809 to liberate different parts of Serbia from the Turks. At a nearby battle the Serbs were going to be defeated, so their leader chose a suicidal method of blowing ...

dark rails into serbia, Nis, Serbia and Montenegro travel blog

dark rails into serbia

A travel blog entry by o_thou_bandit

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... train ride into the town of Kolasin, where I would rest briefly before taking the overnight train to Nis (a connection point in Serbia, pronounced "Neesh", which has services onwards to Bulgaria). Kolasin was the base for Beth's volunteer workcamp, ...

Just a different weekend, Nis, Serbia travel blog

Just a different weekend

A travel blog entry by mike.tsol

... work a bit earlier than we should, me, the friend mentioned above and an other one that wanted to visit Serbia forever. Got into the car in Athens and started heading to Thessaloniki and from there on to the borders with FYROM. While on the road we talked ...

Nish to be here, Nis, Serbia travel blog

Nish to be here

A travel blog entry by mothman

... we were going to be in Pristina or on an overnight train - nut reports of Kosovo stamps meaning refusal at Serbia border, plus stories of massive delays and uncomfortable journeys on the train, we opted to go from Ohrid to Nis - and we were glad we did! ...

Nis (prononcer Niche), Nis, Serbia travel blog

Nis (prononcer Niche)

A travel blog entry by ouratour

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... dire qu'on est au rendez vous. Quelques discussions et conseils de back paper nous fon attendre le bus...qui finalement déboule dans Nis et s'arrete comme convenu.  C'est parti pour 9h de bus (départ a 21h), passeports en poche pour traverser 2 ...

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