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... Serbs held fast to their Christianity; however, much of the population living in Bosnia converted to Islam. For centuries, these fractured ethnic groups lived under the brutal oppression of the Austrian-Hungarians or the Ottomans, gaining independence every now and then, and always longing for a great country to call their own. After WWI ended in 1918, the map of Europe was redrawn by the victorious Allies. The nation of Yugoslavia was created in order ...
... used alien words like Croat and Serb, Sarajevo and Kosovo, ethnic cleansing and genocide. The news footage was like seeing scenes from another world. For whatever reason, those scenes have always stayed me. I've always wanted to experience this place. Winston Churchill once said, "The Balkans create more history than it can consume," and I'm ready to be a consumer of that surplus of history. Why the Balkans? Why not the ...
... an experience, especially when the lights went out on the traffic lights and the gas station. Intense straight line winds and horizontal rain.
On the way back to Lubbock there were some amazing cells popping off a lightning show, and immense amounts of rain.
Once we got back to Lubbock we should have swapped to boat, the roads were under quite a bit of water, Storm Drains were doing their thing which was also quite ...
... out of the gust front. Sometimes these straight line winds can be worse than Tornados as the winds are strong and sustained.
Stopped to take pictures of Storm Boobs (Mammatus clouds where cold air sinks through the cloud layer).
On to Lubbock, TX for the night, Dinner in JJJ Chophouse, although no one really hungry. Some very pretty updraft storms to watch on the way in, lighting up the whole tower.
Had a ...
... ensure the entire audience has the best possible experience. With massive screens, lasers, fireworks, unique video content and, of course, the best songs in the world, a Paul McCartney show is so much more than just an ordinary concert. Paul's shows attract a multi generational audience from different backgrounds all brought together by his music.
October 2 - United Spirit Arena, Lubbock, TX (re-scheduled from June 14)"