Hotel 1000 Ruza
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... was in other parts of Yugoslavia, Sarajevo, or Budapest, especially since you dont hear the turbo folk music playing on every street as you did in Bosnia!
Hopefully going south into the small towns I will see more of the local character.
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We hit the few tourist sights; the Kalamegdan Fortress (a bit of a letdown if you ask me, but it was free), St. Sava's Church, the largest working Orthodox church in the world that has been (and still is) under construction for decades, the Parliament buildings, and we returned to see the bombed-out buildings for some pictures.
Later on in the afternoon, we met up with Luke and Katarina and they took us to a narrow ...
... I met my Serbian friends in Centrala Cafe, few meters away from my hostel. Jelena loves this place and goes so often that she knows it inside out! I wonder if she actually owns it? I think she even knows the wifi password haha. Well anyway, Lana and Jelena surprised me with a few bags of traditional Serbian snacks (chips and peanuts), and I tried some raki in Centrala. The Ottoman influence is present everywhere, and language is a good way to identify it. Raki (or arak) is used ...
... Hats. During dinner a Serbian band played folk music to the dinners. The next morning we were up before the birds (4.30am) to catch our flight back to Amsterdam. We are all really going to miss Serbia and especially our family and friends ...
... does them and I almost never do. I usually discover cities by researching and exploring myself. But after yesterday I could not muster the energy to do my own thing. It was really hot - did I mention that I do not do well in the heat. and every moment Lindsay and I could stop in the shade we did. The tour was good, informative and fun. The guide actually brought homemade Rekija that he had in a coke bottle. I am not much of a drinker, especially when on bike tour, but who could ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet