Our last country for this summer’s trip was Bulgaria. We spent a couple of days in Sofia first, doing the Sofia walking tour and trying out some Bulgarian delicacies such as horsemeat, Continue reading “Bulgaria, August 2017”
I put Albania into the same post as Macedonia and Kosovo, seeing as they feel that the whole area was once a greater Albanian empire. While both Kosovo and Macedonia were formerly part of Yugoslavia, Albania was not. In fact, they felt Continue reading “Albania, Macedonia, and Kosovo: July/August 2017”
We left Sarajevo in a small shuttle van, and wound our way through mountains and ancient forests to the Serbian border. From there it was a straight highway to the capital, Belgrade. Originally a fortress at Continue reading “Serbia and Montenegro, July 2017”
Warning: Graphic content in this post. Bosnia is a complicated historical situation and this post is my own understanding of it, based on the people we met this week.
After spending a week in Bosnia, it’s hard to know how to describe it. The scenery is gorgeous. The people are friendly and the food is Continue reading “Bosnia: July 2017”
From Trieste it was only a 2 hour bus ride through Karst province (the only Slovenian word to enter the world lexicon) and then we arrived in Ljubljana. A walking tour was starting just 15 minutes after Continue reading “Slovenia and Croatia: July 2017”