Travel Blogs from Belgrade
... we will put
you up in a hotel, gratis!” I had visions of a voucher to a nearby Ibis or
Mercure, Trevor had visions of a nice, old fashioned railway hotel. I thought
we should offer to pay. We were both wrong! At 11 at night, 5 of us, assorted
passengers were led, in the dark by a uniformed female railway employee in stilettoes,
down to the far end of the station, ...
... itself for some strange reason. This camera is slowly dying and has seen heavy use in all my trips since I got it Aug 2012. I just need it to last till the end of this trip then I can replace it when I get home.
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... so I can recommend the place (just not in record heat!).
I spent three days in Belgrade as there is quite a lot to see and do. There is the grand Kalemegdan fortress, which towers of the entire city and is abuzz at night with people hanging out, sports venues, rock concerts, and even the occasional foam party. There are also the old town street areas of Knez Mihailova (the main pedestrian area) and Skardarlija where you ...
... a great introduction and helps me get closer to the locals and usually leads to some sort of treat.
With the sun setting on my first day in Serbia I pedaled through the eerie isolating gap between the two country's, passing large, unfinished houses trapped by craning barbed wire sat spaciously from neighbors.
Wishing I had someone to celebrate the entry of my 9th country with, I rode the flats fighting drops of lonely glum. I cant remember what, ...
... put the cat in the car. There is no room for the cat in the car." He was quite a character! After St. Sava's we took a cup of coffee on the main shopping street near the national theatre. On the way there we were mesmerized by the strange dynamic of the city. In some places you can see the remnants of the recent war and bombings. In one spot, there used to be a police station with a cross-road walkway; now all that's left are gaping holes amongst rumble on both sides of the street with ...