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Finally I've got around to having a closer look at the fortress.
Here's a view from the bridge.
Work on the present fortress was apparently begun in 1692. And there were other significant fortresses in Serbia or in the Yugoslavia that existed after the first world war but they were razed as having been deemed to be no longer necessary. But the bloke in charge of destroying them decided this one ...
Back at my new, new favourite pub for drinks and language practice.
Camelot. A bit more modern than the last place and perhaps the food isn't so old either. The also have their own beers which is always a bit plus. A lot like other beers of course... after all it is beer; how weird can they get and still have it be beer?
Notice the beers... Nothing worse than a ...
... the fridge for me. I hadn't eaten or drunk anything since tea on Tuesday so I was looking forward to a beer. Some eagle-eyed readers might recognise it as a Lav. My nice balcony. When the awning is fully up there is a nice view of the fortress directly opposite across the Danube. There were plenty of places to eat downstairs but I went for a wander looking for something more ...
... we looked inside. A man standing outside smoking looked interested in us staying. It looked like the inside of a wine barrel with maps of old Yugoslavia and Tito. We couldn't refuse. With a little confusion over what we were going to be eating we 'ordered' food and he brought pivo (beer). You don't order it in this country it just arrives - but it does cost the same amount as bottled water. Our lunch was a giant platter of meat. Veal, ...
We spent the day strolling through the apple, pear and plum orchards, planning, journaling, photo editing and selecting, a big job believe me. And all the credit for that goes to Dave who tirelessly works on the blog, sometimes till late in the night. I mostly write the text but he doesn't let it pass without the dots on the i's and t's crossed. Plus he sometimes adds his two cents or finishes an entry I wasn't inspired ...