Hyatt Regency Belgrade
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Belgrade - arrived in Serbian capital in late afternoon after a couple of forgettable stops on the way. First impressions of Belgrade are terrible - grey buildings , soviet style architecture - not inviting at all!
However, 2nd day & impressions improved dramatically - toured the city, the old town, the Kalemegdan fortress, several …
... up and wide awake at 6:45am... but my cohorts weren't. I bided my time and eventually we were all up, showered, and ready to go by about 9am -- pretty early by our standards. After grabbing breakfast on the go from a local bakery, we found Kalemegdan Park and made our way towards the Belgrade Fortress. Along the way, we saw:
- a number of unexotic animals at the Belgrade Zoo,
- a Red Bull boys' basketball tournament,
- a tennis ...
... that the others in my group pay a lot once they arrived). It was a challenge for my driver to find the place we are staying. Our teachers just gave us a slip of paper to show the driver, but it did not have a real address on it. After driving around for a bit, the driver looked in the rear view mirror and said, "Your face, it looks worried. Do not be worried, we will find place! Same price, promise!" ...
....1) The Danube Cycle Way; Donaueschingen to Budapest by John Higginson
This was the night that Srdjan took us out for dinner. After ******* around the hostel for a good hour, we headed for the Bohemian Quarter of Belgrade. We eventually arrived at a very large restaurant that almost looked to fancy for a group of travelers being led by a Serbian man. We sat down, ordered a round of drinks, and agreed on three meat platters for two between the six of us. My GOD that was a lot of food. It took us a good two ...