Travel Blogs from Belgrade
... deciding which street we were walking on.
After settling into the hostel we picked up a map of the city, received a few pointers, and went on our merry little way. Close to the center of town we found ourselves at the Black Turtle IV where we were told they brew their own beer. The waiter started to list off their brews and I decided on mine quickly - strawberry. It sounded just odd enough. Steve chose something simple - stout. Not bad, ...
... over the centuries, conquered by Romans, Ottomans, Hapsburgs, being bombed by both the Germans and the allied forces in WW2; any wonder they felt they needed a fortress!
Oddly, they have added a display of artilley guns from WW1&2 to the fort area, and have also built tennis and basketball courts within the grounds. Go figure!
... a 12-minute bus ride and cost 145 dinar ($1.61). The bus was packed full of people. We disembarked near the Belgrade Palace skyscraper and walked past two buildings that were bombed by NATO in 1999 and have sat it disrepair ever since right in the heart of the city. Bizarre.
We reached Pioneer’s Park at 4:09, walked past the Serbia Capitol, and visited St. Mark’s Church – with its undecorated ceilings. Walking back to the ...
It sucks being sick on the road. Have I said that before? It
seems to be never ending lately. I can't seem to shake this awful cough,
probably because I refuse to rest up and just keep going hard every night. I am
travelling after all.
So when I arrived in Belgrade I felt awful. First step was
to go to a chemist and get some cough syrup (because I hadn’t learned my lesson
from earlier). Second step was to finally buy some new shoes, because my ...
... done the night before. I did the free walking tour through Belgrade. We met at the famous horse statue at Republic Square. This was a monument to the guy who freed the Serbs from Ottoman (Turk) rule. We visited the zoo which was bombed in WWII and our tour guide described to us the inflation problems of 1993. I highly recommend the tour. The buildings around Belgrade are just so old and have so much history that it's just stunning. Today I wanted to go for a bike ...