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Ljubljana Bound: A Days-Long Journey Into Night

I have talked of my adventures in foreign lands and told of my impressions of their people.  I have documented the days and weeks and reflected here on the things that I have seen and experienced.  I have even described … Continue reading

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Transitions

As I rode a bus from Novi Sad in the north of Serbia to Niš in the south, I stared out the window and contemplated the future of my trip.  I had already experienced so much, and it had only … Continue reading

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Balkan Impressions

As has been made abundantly clear over the last few weeks of blog posts, I recently had the long-wished-for oppourtunity to spend some time traveling in the Balkans.  For 15 days I was in motion, not allowing dust to settle, … Continue reading

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PECTOPAH

There’s an old joke about a guy visiting Russia who goes hungry because he doesn’t realize that a pectopah is a place to get food.  I never said it was a good joke.  It’s not very funny, even if you … Continue reading

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A Lesson in the Politics of People

Ever since high school I’ve been fascinated by Yugoslavia.  At the time, it was a war raging in Bosnia that caught my attention, and I began to read about a region that, until that point, I had only heard of … Continue reading

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Where There’s Smoke…

Belgrade is on fire.  A cinema located in the city center, just minutes away from Parliament, is burning and sending up dense, grey smoke that is choking the city.  The air is thick with it, and walking down the street … Continue reading

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