Travel Blogs from Belgrade
... here; we saw several young girls carrying babies in the streets, begging. Luke drove us past one of their larger settlements, located beside a garbage dump, and it was similar to the slums I had seen in India. We saw many strange, home-made tractor/motorcycle type vehicles with boxes on the back being driven around by Gypsies. They collect junk and scrap metals to earn a living. After doing a bit of reading on the topic, I discovered that the ...
... of the church is not finished, there are marble pillars and beautiful carved concrete but the floor and most of the walls are bare concrete. They plan to finish with mosaics, its hard to imagine the money required for this project.
We went to Kalemegdan Fortress, built on an elevated location, lovely views of the river. We stopped for free time at the pedestrian street and then back to the ship for lunch.
After lunch we went a concert hall to see a ...
... and blog. Bed prep, paid bills online, and then bed at 12:53 a.m. I’m very excited about booking the Infinity cruise. So glad the price came down to my level! I had booked a plane ticket from Washington to Santiago, Chile, on Copa Airlines using United miles to board the Star Princess cruise. But now I’ll be able to cancel that ticket and get my 50,000 miles back to save for a future trip since I will be traveling via ship from the USA to Chile instead!
... it. Rory and I lingered for a while watching everyone get these huge burgers. With nothing written in English and only what we figured out to be the weight of the meat, we waited until the queue got smaller. When the queue had shrunk, we timed it so that when someone had the burger we wanted, we quickly pointed, smiled and held two fingers up! Yes, please!
This worked out quite successfully; we walked away with two Serbian Pljeskavica burgers. These are large round patties ...
... men. It’s really shown me how life in the west for all its *****ing
and moaning is really quite special.
Now as we trundle through Bosnia we are greeted by forest
covered hills and quaint country villages I have resigned myself not to look
through (forgive the pun) rose tinted glasses, and am instead anticipating a
complete separation from my sexuality, something which has played a very
important role throughout the last 5 years of my life.