Travel Blogs from Pozega
... work tomorrow (maybe).’ We all shared our food and drinks with one another, and looked out for one another (cleaning up battle wounds from the evening before, collecting missing and forgotten items).
It really was a great time and a truly special Balkan experience, and I loved meeting and belonging to such a warm, welcoming, kind, fun community like the one I found in my Couchsurfing family. As my time in the Balkans began to ...
... mountain air.
The next day we spent on the road, but with some nice stops including a monastery, getting to Sirogojno, Serbia. This is what they call an open air museum. It is a traditional village of old wooden buildings that is meant to depict what life was like in 19th century Serbia. Tourists can stay in some of the houses, which now have modern facilities. We also ate ...
Saturday 25th June 2011
A free day for me today. Alison has
the last day of the Symposium. She has completely lost her voice
which is a little inhibiting for meetings.
I bought a pullover at the market
today. For me, not being a great shopper, this is an event. It is a
subdued pattern in the local very course wool. Fairly prickly but
not too bad as an over garment. 1200 dinars, around A$15. It is
... I could not liken
to anythung I had seen before. I have seen a bit of National dance
before but nothing like this. A lot of song, whistling whooping and
clicking was involved. Very masculine dancers, highly gendered male
and female roles. Wonderful stuff.
The show was terrific but Alison was
starting to suffer from her cold. She completely lost her voice.
Being trapped into a late night out was just what she did not need.
... br> had our guided walk through the area. It maintains many features of
an old Turkish style souk. A central mosque for which several of our
ladies were not suitably dressed. Then a covered area with carpets
amongst other fabric and a surrounding area of many small lockup
shops. We would all have loved to stop to look at the wonderful
enamel ware and metal worked objects including an inordinate ...