These paragraphs are from a 2012 letter. We returned to the Moskva Hotel, where we had stayed so many nights in the 1990s. When we came back we stayed where we started, at the Moskva. The deskman knew us after a decade of absence from the hotel. The Moskva is one of my top three emotional picks for hotels in the world. We spent hundreds of nights here in the 1990s and early 2000s, sometimes staying for a month at a time. I watched the massive demonstrations against Milosevic from the Moskva’s windows. In 1997 Ljiljana chose the Moskva for … Continue reading Belgrade, Hotel Moskva
Kalemegdan is where the Danube and Sava Rivers meet. It is a fortified site that has been held by the Celts, Romans, Byzantines, Serbs, Turks, Austrians, Germans, Yugoslavs and the Serbs again. It is a park, fort, and the place where Belgrade spends weekend afternoons. The pictures are from Kalemegdan and other places mentioned in the letter. These are excerpts from an March 2009 letter. On Sunday in Belgrade the parks came alive. Today Belgrade’s walking street was full of strollers eating ice cream and popcorn, stopping for an iced coffee at one of the cafes and strolling on … Continue reading Belgrade, Kalemegdan: Where the Danube and Sava Rivers Meet.
Some winter pictures of Belgrade. Belgrade has very good snow removal allowing you to walk without slipping very soon after a snowfall. Continue reading Beograd, The White City (Belgrade in the winter.)
We lived in Belgrade for almost four years at two different times. We have been working there for longer, with many trips to work with local radio and TV stations and with B92. We love the city and want to … Continue reading Belgrade
Suzi and I first came to Serbia in Jan 1997 to do an assessment of local radio for IREX. We have been working in Serbia, on and off, since then, including living in Serbia in 2000 and 2001 and between … Continue reading Serbia