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um, anyone need shoelaces???? we can color coordinate with your nikes....


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McDonalds??? A sidewalk cafe with flower boxes???


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Rade was great. Met me for a drink and saved me from three days working without a break in the middle of his own hectic work week. I hope next time I'll get more chane to take to him!


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Let's Meet At The Horse!


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Rade and me at the horse! Sorry ladies, he is happily married...


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Belgrade setting suns are just beautiful


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View of the Sava River just before it intersects the Danube.


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View of the Sava River at sunset on the way to Usce park.


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Serbian fans at the Stones concert in Belgrade. I swear these are th tallest people in the world. I've never felt so short in my life!


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Concert pics...


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St. Sava - intended to be the largest Orthodox cathedral in Eastern Europe is still under construction after almost one hundred years. The structure is impressive and even qualifies for "skyscraper" status by height. It is a functioning cathedral. Candles and icons jostle for space among the tools and tourists.


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My daily fare for a week at Belgrade. Work and serbian salad with cheese watching the world beyond the window of the internet cafe situated on Slavija square.


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Belgrade has amazingly beautiful architecture.


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Earth From Above. Great, great, great photo exhibition. If you have the chance, go see it!

www.earthfromabove.com


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View of Kalmegdan Fortress at sunset. This is one of the most beautiful parks I've ever seen.


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Trigger happy at Kalemegdan


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Folk music and dancing performance I just happened to stumble into. I wish we had kept up traditions of music and dance in industrialized society.


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View of Knez Mihailova at night.


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Amazing architecture in this city


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Hmm, Serbian burgers, good!! Often when traveling I tell the person making the food to make it the way they like it. I love street vendors like this one, who actually take joy in sharing their way with me, rather than getting exasperated. The burger wasn't the best, but the smile was priceless!


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Morning rush hour on Slavija Square, outside my "office" window.


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My bathroom at the five star hotel... evidences of a still recovering society


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Sunbathers escaping the city heat lounge along the mainland across from Ada Cicanglija


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My hosts, Branko and Sanja. Did I mention SERBS ARE SO FRIGGING TALL!!


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I feel like a midget ;-)


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Me and Sanja, and she was one of the shortest girls in her class!


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Branko, Sanja, and me trying to cool off with iced coffees - they are sooo good here, with whip cream and everything!


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hehe, Myrtle Beach invades


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Beautiful sunset over Ada Ciganlija


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mmmmm, waiting for Serbian burgers - these were the best!!


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Artist District of Skardarlija with its painted murals and little cafes. It was a ghost town with the heat the day I walked through but you can just imagine the wonderful bustle on a Friday night.


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Great little bars line a neighborhood street for miles.


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Did I mention I love the architectre here?


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View of Kalemegdan Fortress from the park entrance.


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Tirgger happy at Kalemegdan...


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It was so frigging hot they had water trucks posted at each side of the pedestrian walkway giving away water!


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"The Horse" - Belgrade's favorite meeting place.


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