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Colourful and inspiring – Street art of Belgrade

Budjism Belgrade mural
For a long time, I found Belgrade to be too hectic and confusing, and consequently I avoided exploring the city, traveling to it only when I was supposed to meet with friends. After some time, list of friends of people from Belgrade grew, but also work led me to, more or less, regularly visit Serbia’s capital.  Not long after, I felt comfortable wondering around it and first thing that drew my attention was the street art .

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Faithful town on a rock – Petrovaradin


Petrovaradin is a small town, part of the agglomeration of Novi Sad. It is located in the north part of Serbia and it borders my hometown of Sremski Karlovci. Its name already suggests a vibrant and multicultural history. If you break down the syllables of the name, you get the following meanings – in Latin, petra means rock, var is Hungarian for city, while in Turkish din means faith. Some translate it into ‘a town on the rock that is strong as faith’. Continue reading Faithful town on a rock – Petrovaradin