Zlatibor Hotel Uzice
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... story here) when you flushed, the water would spray everywhere and get you! Our friends warned us, but nothing could quite prepare you for this experience. After a couple of tries I had a system worked out- open the door, get one foot out, stand as far back as possible and reeeeeach for the button- then leap away as quickly as possible to avoid the toilet attack. Anyway, so that is Camp Paprika….
As we were driving up, it was ...
... under siege, starving, and fleeing from Serbian forces. He related the feeling of relief as the UN peacekeeping forces arrived and set up a UN safe zone at Srebrenica. But, this sense of security did not last long. He recalled the death of his twin brother as his brother tried to escape the bullets of soldiers by jumping through a window. He talked about his friends and neighbors being killed as they played a game ...
... mountain air.
The next day we spent on the road, but with some nice stops including a monastery, getting to Sirogojno, Serbia. This is what they call an open air museum. It is a traditional village of old wooden buildings that is meant to depict what life was like in 19th century Serbia. Tourists can stay in some of the houses, which now have modern facilities. We also ate ...
Caught the morning bus from Sarajevo to Srebrenica. Spent ages trying to find the one 'hostel' in town near the bus station but it turned out to be ****. There were no staff around; it didn't have any guests and didn't look like it had for weeks if not months; there was no kitchen area to make a drink of anything or shop close by to buy one; and worst of all the owner wanted 15 euros for a dorm bed without any ...
Saturday 25th June 2011
A free day for me today. Alison has
the last day of the Symposium. She has completely lost her voice
which is a little inhibiting for meetings.
I bought a pullover at the market
today. For me, not being a great shopper, this is an event. It is a
subdued pattern in the local very course wool. Fairly prickly but
not too bad as an over garment. 1200 dinars, around A$15. It is