Tag Archives: Niš

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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Waiting For The Wind

Two roads diverged on a mountain side, and I resolved to travel both.  Being a kid at heart is something I’ve always been proud of, and even as I’ve gotten older, I have found it no easier to put aside … Continue reading

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Alexander, Alexander!

If you wander the streets of Niš, Serbia, it will not be long before you stumble upon the huge statue of King Alexander Karađorđević, sitting proudly atop his horse and staring boldly into the middle distance.  I came upon the … Continue reading

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Devil of a Day

Be careful what you wish for, friends.  Not only might you get it, but it could come with strings attached.  In my case this involved getting a chance to speak with Serbian people who did not know English.  It would … Continue reading

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Niš: A Place at the Table

I sat on the couch and stared down at my feet.  At least they should have been my feet, but it was hard to tell.  Despite all of my inclinations to the contrary and against what little fashion sense I … Continue reading

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Birds and Bees

Yesterday I watched snails have sex.  Okay, that sounds dirty.  I saw snails have sex.  And I photographed it.  *reflective pause*  Yup, still dirty.  Still, it was the first time I had ever seen snails doing the horizontal bop, which … Continue reading

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