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Rivers and towns of Europe vol.1

Danube, Serbia September, 2014.It has been some time, since my last blog post, some 9 months to be exact. One could say I was too busy, but in reality I think I just lacked proper motivation to continue what I have started. So I decided to end the break with a an easygoing post, reflecting on the rivers I have visited around Europe, during my travels. Continue reading

Sremski Karlovci and the colour yellow

sremski karlovci yellow 2One of the reasons I like living in Sremski Karlovci is the fact that many tourists visit the town. Most of the tourists are just regular sightseeing visitors that do not linger long during their visit. Small number of people stay a bit longer, and those are usually tourists which accidentally end up in the town, and they like it so much in the end, that the decide to explore a bit more, or participants, that come from all around the world to various educational and volunteer programmes that are implemented in ‘Eco Center Radulovački’. I usually enjoy spending time with them, because such people bring different perspectives on various topics. They make you see the local reality in a different colour. Continue reading

Serenity among the trees – ‘Royal Garden’

Budjism - Royal gardenSremski Karlovci is home to a unique urban park – the ‘Royal Garden’. Built in 19th century, the park carries with itself a turbulent and rich history. Originally constructed for educational purposes as an arboretum, the park was a magnificent example of landscape architecture. After the WW2, darker times fall upon it. In the second half of 20th century, the park is starting to decline. In the last 10 years, the park was partially revived and it is starting to show signs of its former glory. Continue reading