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... party city, so that sounded like a good plan.
Lodging was filling up fast and was relatively expensive. The food and drink are really cheap here but we paid 60 euros for a private room in the Art Pop Hostel. This is the opposite of Dubrovnik, where food and drink are really expensive, but in the off season, rooms are cheap.
We got this hostel after yet another mixup from Booking.com. When I click "accept" I'm bound to accept ...
... we've had, anywhere in the World. From the moment we walked back in, we were made to feel most welcome, with the manager immediately recognizing us, and pointing out to the owner that we had just been here the other night. Soon after, a complimentary couple of shots of pear and quince raki made their way over to us, and then it was on - course after course of spectacular food!
There did end up being some overlap with tonight's tasting menu and ...
... and spoke to him, he even spoke English! I was so impressed. I gave him the third degree about why he was out at 11pm on a school night, his response was that he didn't have classes at school til the afternoon! (he was literally about 7yrs old) Then I asked him what he was going to do with the money if I buy a "block" off him, his quick response was that it was all for school books. I told him he should NOT give it to his mother, I would rather he went and bought some lollies ...
... the hostel.
Heading back to the pedestrian street I saw the National Bank of Serbia. It mentioned visitors hours so I went inside to see what happens. A guard asked me for ID then gave me a visitors badge.
There was a currency gallery with lots of coins from the Roman period as well as different periods ...
... like a piece of luggage rather than a valuable customer), I highly protest this sort of inflexibility in applying your rules and demanded my money back for the extra bag. I would like to reiterate the fact that I packed lightly since I fly often and still had to take a train to/from Geneva.
So, we will see what happens next, but passengers don't say you have not been warned!