Belgrade Serbia Rivers, Bridges, Islands, and Lakes

Serbia is a country of rivers, lakes, valleys, and mountains. Each one “tells its own story”. I’ve been exploring Belgrade’s riverside and Savamala District on foot. Early spring weather is warm and beautiful – perfect for walking. Transportation isn’t Belgrade’s forte. There’s a trolley-bus system but no metro, and traffic is heavy. Drivers are impatient…

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Galerija Meštrović Split Croatia

Today I toured Galerija Meštrović which houses Croatian sculptor Ivan Meštrović’s masterpieces in marble, bronze, wood, and plaster. Meštrović designed and built the gallery between 1931 and 1939. It was his home, studio, and exhibition space. The magnificent gallery is surrounded by a Mediterranean garden with large bronze sculptures and a view of the Adriatic Sea…

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Marjan Hill Split Croatia

Marjan (pronounced MARyan) is an exquisite hill on the Split peninsula. It overlooks Split and the Adriatic sea and is covered in a Mediterranean pine forest. The area is a beloved park enjoyed by Split locals for picnics, weekend excursions, and recreation. Marjan has beaches, jogging paths, hiking trails, tennis courts, a zoo, and the…

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