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Bulgaria on the Danube

Man in blue coat with bike

Quiet streets in Bulgaria.  I just love this man's blue coat, green basket, pants, shoes, hat...

 

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East Blends with West in Belgrade Architecture

Building in Belgrade
 
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Benevolent Socialist Leader Honored in Serbia (continuation of Budapest to Bucharest cruise)

This post is a continuation of a series of blog posts I've created to share a special birthday cruise we took on the Danube from Budapest to Bucharest.
 

C is for Croatia on Etsy #atozchallenge

Our visit to Croatia was short this time.  Last time we saw Croatia from the Mediterranean side and were impressed by its beauty and history.  As always in my travelogues I like to take a look on Etsy to see what handmade work I can find made in the country we just visited.   I hope this will inspire more artists and crafters in Croatia to sell their work online.  It makes the world smaller and more friendly! 

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B is for Belgrade #atozchallenge

Pedestrians Only on Dunavska Street, Novi Sad

Dunavski St, Novi Sad, Serbia
 
There's something about pedestrian only streets that I really enjoy.  

Joy in the Youth of Novi Sad

Church between Vukovar and Novi Sad, Serbia

Church between Vukovar, Croatia and Novi Sad, Serbia

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Triumph of the Human Spirit in Vukovar

What greeted us in Vukovar, Croatia, a stop on our Danube cruise, was unexpected.Bombed out building, Vukovar, Croatia

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