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Travel Blogs from Belgrade
... It seemed strangely fitting considering we live in what is left of the Ottoman Empire.
We wound our way through the strange statues on the ground of the Republic Square. The group went to the Bohemian quarter of Belgrade and tried some rakia - plum brandy. The area looked nice, but the part Steve and I were most baffled about was the road sign...that included the moon. We also spotted Victor and mascot of the city. He is a naked man with ...
... I have included a photo, not great, but you get the idea. As we headed across Iran the huge Caucuses in Georgia came into view. Just breathtaking. Across the vast Black sea, and on to Romania, where the beautiful Danube flows in; lush fertile flats, a complete contrast to the terrain on the east side of the Black Sea. After that we passed over Bucharest and then there were huge banks ...
... fortress at the strategic confluence of the Danube and Sava rivers. My guidebook notes some 115 battles have been fought over control of Kalemegdan. Most of today’s fortress dates to Austro-Hungarian and Turkish construction in the 1700s.
Mom and I headed first to the Lower Citadel, then climbed up a narrow, steep, cobblestone pathway to the Upper Citadel. There are great views of the rivers and the city from atop the Upper Citadel. There we ...
... we were Irish,
simply because we didn’t speak Serbian. This was despite the fact that I wasted
my money on a Serbian scarf outside the venue.
My last night there had a bit of drama. We went to the Belgrade
beerfest, and there was a sign that clearly stated that we had to leave our
guns outside. Despite the lack of firearms the British blokes that we were with
somehow got themselves into a bit of a fight with the locals. I was
... the back seat and waited patiently for
Una and Matija to say their goodbyes and go their separate ways for the
evening. But then catastrophe struck – Una and Matija began to argue! And argue
relentlessly they did.
We finally made it home at 4am where we got off to sleep
quickly and easily.
The next day Una made us an amazing breakfast of French
toast, fresh tomatos, feta cheese, salami and ham. We decided to stay in ...