Travel Blogs from Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro

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Back into Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia travel blog

Back into Serbia

A travel blog entry by i_could_walk

... get dizzy / weak spells but it improves through the afternoon and I have some food. Early in the afternoon a thunderstorm breaks out and it rains heavily for a couple of hours. Being in the hostel is quite convenient! I chat with an american girl who is ...

Belgrade again, Belgrade, Serbia travel blog

Belgrade again

A travel blog entry by i_could_walk

... to be a theme repeated in the afternoon although I do manage to get some washing done. Its very hot outside. Then a tremendous thunderstorm and torrential rain rips through for a couple of hours. Finally I'm able to go for a walk and walk past Boshac and ...

Back on the road... eek, Belgrade, Serbia travel blog

Back on the road... eek

A travel blog entry by i_could_walk

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... After three weeks off the road I feel a bit like its a new trip and everything has to be relearned. The first task was exiting Belgrade; basically through the city centre, over the Danube bridge then a hard left onto a minor road along a dyke to avoid the ...

Belgrade surprises., Belgrade, Serbia travel blog

Belgrade surprises.

A travel blog entry by i_could_walk

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... is in latin. This was going to be tricky in a city of two million people. The hostel directions said go to the "Belgrade Fair" tram stop and its nearby. The address is the actual street, not the street leading to it. Well nowhere did it actually say " ...

T-shirt shopping and NATO bombing, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro travel blog

T-shirt shopping and NATO bombing

A travel blog entry by englishanddrunk

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... night and they were going to see it- Igor said I should go, but sadly I couldnt, always moving on.  We got to Belgrade and I went shopping with them, got some tshirts and a Serbian black metal CD- I also saw a building which nato had destroyed and ...

Belgrade, Serbia - Do You Mr. Jones?, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro travel blog

Belgrade, Serbia - Do You Mr. Jones?

A travel blog entry by cadkinsca

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... was a private party, and I was even wearing a collared shirt! Come Friday, I had given up hoping to figure Belgrade out, so I went and saw "The Sirens", a glam punk band from Detroit playing at the university student center. They were kind-of amusing, ...

Evil Empire or Faded Giant?, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro travel blog

Evil Empire or Faded Giant?

A travel blog entry by claude_and_iain

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... of injustice. Its historical role in the world is cut still further. While Travelpod still thinks we are in Serbia and Montenegro, Montenegrins have now seceded too. And when in due course the southern province becomes independent Serbia will become a ...

24hr Train from Belgrade to Istanbul, Belgrade, Serbia travel blog

24hr Train from Belgrade to Istanbul

A travel blog entry by iantrickett

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Better at last..., Belgrade, Serbia travel blog

Better at last...

A travel blog entry by i_could_walk

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... ended but there was a road. Which lead through the shanty town; its not huge but its clearly different. Eventually reached the supermarket and was able to buy veg in small quantites but no gaz. Returning to the riverbank (where we went for a drink) and ...

Bewildered in Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro travel blog

Bewildered in Belgrade

A travel blog entry by dangabesisaak

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... to the largest Orthodox cathedral in the world, the Temple of St. Sava. This was another one of Belgrade's oddities. It's been in construction since 1935 and they have barely touched the interior and still need to hit a few spots on the outside. For ...

Almost missed the train!!!!, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro travel blog

Almost missed the train!!!!

A travel blog entry by dockerills

... 't get it???? On board, in shock, that we got the train, we bed down for a much needed rest! We arrived early morning in Belgrade and being that we are on the whirlwind, bonus stops, overland tour of Eastern Europe (ie. we need to be in Moscow to get a ...

Belgrade; what an unpredictable city!, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro travel blog

Belgrade; what an unpredictable city!

A travel blog entry by larissajcroom

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... was staying not only in my hostel but had been moved into my room that morning! Both Russians had fallen for the city of Belgrade and visited many times; they became our new tour guides and translators, taking us past the Moskva hotel, taking us to the ...

White City, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro travel blog

White City

A travel blog entry by jiewu

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... yet?).  So after 8 hours on the bus traversing the beautiful northern Bosnian mountains and valleys we arrived in Serbia which is flat as a pancake, and motored into Belgrade. This is a town that knows how to go out.   There are bars everywhere, the ...

Still floating..., Belgrade, Serbia travel blog

Still floating...

A travel blog entry by i_could_walk

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... have wheel arches. After a slow breakfast I headed off and found the entrance to a nearby supermarket (which I couldn't find yesterday) and looked around it. Same as anywhere with lots of clothes shops. Then went looking for the Sava Centre and ended up ...

Rescued by Tesla in Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia travel blog

Rescued by Tesla in Belgrade

A travel blog entry by pickledaardvark

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... museum, and finally a look at the sphere that holds Tesla's ashes. It was an excellent tour that made Belgrade worth the visit, Squirt really enjoyed it too and asked lots of questions about electric cars for the rest of the evening. It was dark and ...

Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro travel blog

Belgrade

A travel blog entry by codie

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Got fed on the flight! Wasn't expecting to be so had already eaten. Had 'cubed' chicken. Wasn't in cubes. Arrived at Belgrade Airport at 16:10 (UK Time) 17:10 (Belgrade Time). Left Belgrade at 23:55 (22:55 UK), boarded at 22:55 (21:55 UK) 7 Hours wait in ...

Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro travel blog

Serbia

A travel blog entry by helenandeoghan

The tail end of another eight hour bus journey and we were flagging. Our group of backpackers descended at Belgrade bus station: sweaty, greasy apparitions of our former selves. We all peeled apart and the others went in search of water and ...

Quick stop in Belgrade before the Exit Festival, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro travel blog

Quick stop in Belgrade before the Exit Festival

A travel blog entry by iantrickett

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... Sad, where the EXIT festival was starting in a couple of days. I then slept like a baby for the next 2hours until we got into Belgrade. After a quietish night in Belgrade and a few more hours sleep I headed up to Novi Sad too for the EXIT festival too. ...

Shifting hostel again, Belgrade, Serbia travel blog

Shifting hostel again

A travel blog entry by i_could_walk

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... pancakes. I had a couple of slices and it was good. Sadly they were knackered as they caught the plane in the morning and the train from Budapest to Belgrade in the afternoon. But it was nice to chat; one was a fan of metal festivals so we had a chat ...

Sort of eventful., Belgrade, Serbia travel blog

Sort of eventful.

A travel blog entry by i_could_walk

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... last night and spent the time on the web instead. The morning was spent sorting out stuff for Istanbul, improvising a backpack from a pannier and making repairs. then i went to the beach area (aga citallia) had aa couple of ice creams and just hung out. ...

Belgrado-Compras!!!, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro travel blog

Belgrado-Compras!!!

A travel blog entry by tiagorelvao

... espectacular...adoro.N e mt bonita, mt cinzenta, mas e gigante, com 2 milhoes e meio de habitantes, mt moderna, xeia de gente bonita (if u knwo what I mean)4a feira a noite apanhei o night bus para zablak, ja em montenegro para ir ver o parke ...

Yugoslavia 04, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro travel blog

Yugoslavia 04

A travel blog entry by shaun_and_leah

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... bitterness about the war and the NATO bombings in the early 1990s - great pride taken in the uniforms and aircraft fragments of the US pilots shot down. - A Montenegro boy's comment of "why would you want to come here" in reference to Belgrade- was this ...

No time to pause, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro travel blog

No time to pause

A travel blog entry by radsolv

Arrive in Belgrad, familiar from previous visit. Sleepers available for 35 Euro. No reservation necessary. I just board train. Take late 21:00 train to Budabest. Four of us in 6 compartment car. Drunk annoying Serb finally leaves us. Good ...

Lazing in Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia travel blog

Lazing in Belgrade

A travel blog entry by i_could_walk

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... go to the bakery for breakfast bread. Which turned out to be closed. Anyway I decided to take the bike to an area of Belgrade that has been converted to a beach. Basically a dammed stretch of the Danube with gravel on the edges and bars with deckchairs ...

I met Serbian Spongebob!, Belgrade, Serbia travel blog

I met Serbian Spongebob!

A travel blog entry by tennis_tom

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... about it as you were walking around which is a shame as I later on I was reading about the siege of Belgrade by the Ottomans in 1456 and it has a really interesting history. There were some awesome views onto the confluence of the Danube and the Sava and ...

Zemun, Belgrades old 'neighbour', Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro travel blog

Zemun, Belgrades old 'neighbour'

A travel blog entry by larissajcroom

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... , was contained within another country. Within the Austrian rule of the region, Zemun was a ruling city when they took Belgrade and integrated the two cities. It is an old city lined with narrow cobblestone streets and squares, with history ...

Happy Birthday Adam!!, Belgrade, Serbia travel blog

Happy Birthday Adam!!

A travel blog entry by adambrownell

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... ! Oops...so yes that meant the first couple of hours of my birthday were spent on a bus in Serbia - exciting huh? We arrived in Belgrade 'blind' and not knowing what to expect, the next morning we quickly were confronted with the reality that Belgrade is ...

DURING YOUR STAY IN THEIR CAPITAL, Belgrade, Serbia travel blog

DURING YOUR STAY IN THEIR CAPITAL

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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... making the country tennis-crazy. And, another Serbian thing I got to watch was a show of traditional dances and music, put on by University of Belgrade students. Each dance was danced by about fifteen boys and fifteen girls.  In the first ...

Leisure in Belgrade and a problem solved, Belgrade, Serbia travel blog

Leisure in Belgrade and a problem solved

A travel blog entry by i_could_walk

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... which was used by the firm's employee's. The same clinic. They were very helpful and identified the names of the drugs available in serbia and wrote them down on a post-it note. He directed me to the nearest chemist who dispensed them over the counter. ...

A gentle day., Belgrade, Serbia travel blog

A gentle day.

A travel blog entry by i_could_walk

... ; she said he was drunk. Not sure how you'd word such a conversation. They seem to take the approach that this is serbia and these things happen. I'm no longer keen on this hostel; there are others with different inhabitants. But I need them to look ...

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