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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Minbar in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
- High-speed internet in room (free)
- Breakfast Available
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We crossed into Serbia and stayed at a truckstop for the night and headed back about 8 kilometres to visit Nis the next morning to have a look at an old concentration camp from WW II. It was quite a small camp but had had about 35,000 people pass through it. Unfortunately, because of a lack of funding, only the ground floor of one building was open. The two upper floors, one the women's section and one the punishment section were closed. It had the ...
... to stay outside was to freeze and to go inside to a bar or restaurant meant to choke on smoke. Oh, how we miss the US and Northern Europe right now!
We did have some amazing meals though. The food is great. It's meat, meat, meat here. I mean heaping piles of delicious meat, if you want it. We got a good recomendation for a restaurant from the hostel owners and then later found a place called Little Bay that has a theme of a ...
... pub crawl off with a shot of rakia, which is the national firewater...pretty brutal. The first place we visited is called a kafana bar. It is a traditional style Serbian bar with a band playing traditional music and overall the place had a great atmosphere. We were in a group of about 15 including 2 guides. There were people from the USA (not just us), Brazilians, Italians, and Canadians. We all had a great time talking and partying. We ended the night on a party barge with a ...
... instead booked a private shuttle transfer with GEA Tours.
Our driver was very gruff and a man of few words, a lot like a Vinnie Jones character in a movie - in other words, not someone you'd want to mess with! Perhaps it really was Vinnie Jones, researching a role as a mafia getaway driver, or maybe he was training for the FIA World Rally Championship, because I've never been on a nail-biting drive like this one before. That says a lot, having seen some ...
... speed, time to destination etc, an
attendant offering papers and coffee, speeds of 150km/hr. We arrived a little
late into Budapest and rushed to catch our connection to Belgrade. Then we sat for two hours with only minor
shunting. So, we arrived into Belgrade 2 hours late, missing our overnight
connection to Sofia. “Íts okay”, said the conductor, ...