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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 ...
No pics today... in fact not much to report at all after the end to my day yesterday.
I seem to have slept ok. In fact I was feeling pretty much 100% after the technicolour yawn.
I still had my Serbian practice this morning but I did call it a day after a couple of hours wanting to stop while I was ahead. I didn't want to push my luck.
Anyway, I got back to my flat at about midday, sat on the couch, woke up at midnight!
Went to bed.
... the malls in the newer part of town. I suppose with all the pubs and cafés they get a bit of foot traffic.
Here we go, a few more snaps of the heaps of spots to sit in the middle of town.
Strangely enough I didn't really sit down at any of these outside areas much. Perhaps once?
But they look great, and inviting. I suppose they're more conducive to larger groups. Or I ...
... A huge high school graduation party was gearing up in the ball room and we were unnecessarily worried that we would be kept awake by the noise. At that point, a bomb could have gone off next to us. We slept like stones.
June 12, 2013
Rest Day in Backa Palanka
It was time for a rest day in our two on and one off plan. Backa Planka was a lot bigger than we would have guessed from its two hotel status. It had another ...