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Tag Archives: Belgrade
Belgrade and the signs of war
I have this talent to find traces of war wherever I go, but in Belgrade the task is made really easy. First of all, the city’s fortress in Kalemegdan Park houses a military museum. In addition to the permanent display of military hardware, … Continue reading
Posted in History, Military, Photography, Serbia, Travel, World War II Tagged Belgrade, war 1 Comment
Video Blog: Montenegro and Serbia by Train
My report on the train journey through the mountains of Montenegro made many of you long for more of that fabulous route. That’s why I share a video which documents the whole route from Bar on the Adriatic coast to Belgrade. … Continue reading
Posted in Montenegro, Serbia, Travel Tagged Bar, Belgrade, railroad, train 12 Comments
Montenegro by Train
The next train will leave at 10 o’clock, the lady at the counter signals by raising both her hands and stretching out all of her ten fingers, as if a robbery was in progress. The ticket for one of the most beautiful … Continue reading
Posted in History, Montenegro, Photography, Serbia, Travel, World War I Tagged Bar, Belgrade, Kolasin, Podgorica, train 40 Comments
The most dangerous position for a war photographer
Posted in Military, Photography, Serbia, Travel Tagged Belgrade, Kalemegdan Leave a comment
Welcome to Serbia!
At the airport in Belgrade, I spotted this poster. That shows a welcoming culture! Two weeks later, it had been removed however.
Posted in Human Rights, Immigration Law, Law, Photography, Serbia, Travel Tagged asylum, Belgrade, Human Rights, refugees Leave a comment
Don’t build this modern stuff!
Belgrade has some beautiful old architecture. The main train station is just one of many examples. Unfortunately, somebody thought that Belgrade needs “modern architecture”. Thus, the whole city will be blown up to build something which is neither Serbian, nor Eastern … Continue reading
Posted in Photography, Serbia, Travel Tagged architecture, Belgrade 7 Comments
Next trip: Romania, Serbia, Montenegro, Albania
It’s time for another Balkan trip. This is the first time that I am posting my tentative itinerary before I travel, in the hope to solicit advice from locals or fellow travelers, learn about interesting stories/places/people to write about, find somebody for … Continue reading
Posted in Albania, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Travel Tagged Belgrade, Couchsurfing, Podgorica, shkoder, shkodra, Timisoara 20 Comments