Balkan Orient Express Hotel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Airport Transportation
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
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... docked. So four of us (Peter and me, Joe and Charlotte) walked to the site, a park area next to the bus depot, where tents were housing refugees. A UN office and a couple of Red Cross stations were set up in the park to process and care for incoming migrants.
It was our desire to meet some of the people there, so we spoke with a group of young men from Afghanistan. They were fluent in English and were happy to engage with us in sharing some of ...
... part of the tour the kids (large and small) got a chance to have a hands on approach with the exhibits. The most exciting display was when the guide activated the huge transformer and lightening arced between two electrodes. This was loud and spectacular and all the kids were given a fluorescent tube to hold, which lit up like a light sabre in Star Wars. Other displays involved watching the first ever remote controlled model of a boat, and people putting ...
... have kept the buildings there to show what the Serbians went through and where they are now. It's history, so in a way it's good that they have kept them there. After taking some pictures I carried on down the road towards cathedral of St Sava and the church of St Sava which was next door. The cathedral was massive in comparison to the church. I decided to check out the church before the cathedral. One of the hostel workers said I should check it out. It was a very small church so ...
... the phone number we had given for the mini bus driver to contact us with is the cell number of the owner in Dubai! Jason and I understand policy and rules, but when there are about three people in the entire hostel, we couldn't understand why leaving our bags for just an hour was such a big deal or why we couldn't stay in the common area until we would be picked up.
Left with little choice, we walked out of the hostel and took our ...
Described as: "Farthest East of the West and Farthest West of the East", it's easy to see that Belgrade has always held great strategic importance. So much so that, between the Turks and the Austrians, they've had to use all the ingenuity they have to preserve their culture. This they have done and they are very(!) proud of the fact. Apparently over the city's 2,300 years of history it has been destroyed no less than 40 times.
In spite ...