Being a tourist: part 1

So…Some time ago I saw on Anna’s blog, Door sixteen, her post Let’s pretend we’re tourists, made up of pictures she was taking while walking through New York streets, pretending she’s, well, a tourist :). Today, inspired by the lovely Anna I decided to do the same – be a tourist! And it wasn’t that hard, after all I moved to Belgrade nine months ago and there are moments when I do feel a real tourist! So, I took my camera and to downtown I went! Please join me in my trip all the way to Europe, to a beautiful country called Serbia and its capital, Belgrade!

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a pretty chalkboard sign outside a restaurant. the last line says ‘Welcome!’

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National History Museum

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Republic square – Trg Republike

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a kind of flea market, only with books

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this was one of the main streets of Belgrade 500 years ago! it’s so narrow, can you believe that?

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proof about how old are those streets – vintage picture and check out the street sign

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that’s me, being a tourist! :)

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and my handsome husband, being my guide :)

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as I said, Serbians are very creative people!

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aren’t these paintings so beautiful?

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this little guy gave me a handshake too. he was nice, although all the kids were scared of him :)

*pictures taken by Ludmila for CreamyLife

I really hope you enjoyed this little journey! I definitely liked being a tourist and I guess more similar posts will follow! xoxo


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15 Responses to “Being a tourist: part 1”

  1. Brigitte
    09. Jun, 2010 at 10:09 pm #

    I really like this post — and getting a small taste of Belgrade. I wish we had book fleas in Chicago!

  2. Ludmila
    09. Jun, 2010 at 10:13 pm #

    Thank you, Brigitte! There is one street with a lot of these books, it’s pretty impressive!

  3. chicerman
    10. Jun, 2010 at 12:20 am #

    the picture with the books is great! love it! now i am more than 100% sure that i want to come to Serbia!!!

  4. Ludmila
    10. Jun, 2010 at 12:23 am #

    oh wow, you’re more than welcome, lady! by the way, how have you been?

  5. Nenad
    10. Jun, 2010 at 1:03 pm #

    Excellent tour Ludmila! I even didn’t know that we live in such an interesting city!

  6. Ludmila
    10. Jun, 2010 at 1:36 pm #

    Nenad, I’m glad I was able to show off the beauty of this city, even if it’s about a few pictures :). More posts like this will follow!

  7. Marko
    10. Jun, 2010 at 2:09 pm #

    Actually, we have several of those book flea ‘markets’, and they are usually on the street’s sidewalks. The biggest is at the Vuk’s square. Next time, check that out. And that picture you took on Dorcol where you can see Alkatraz graffiti, next time come nearer so people can see hooligan street art ^_^

    Nice blog post, really good. I liked it. From where did you come to Belgrade?

  8. Katarina
    10. Jun, 2010 at 4:55 pm #

    Hey Ludmila, the street 7.jula is now called Kralja Petra, so that is the street I was telling you about in my e-mail. Hope to be able to meet you soon:)))xoxo

  9. Ludmila
    10. Jun, 2010 at 5:16 pm #

    Katarina, yes it’s that street, because I especially went there with my husband to know where to go when I’ll meet you :)

  10. millie
    12. Jun, 2010 at 12:29 am #

    What a great idea..I love this post,thank you!
    I miss Belgrade very much,I’m tied to it with some beautiful memories..hoping to be able soon to visit it,God knows how much I would love it
    Can’t wait the second part of this post :)

  11. Ludmila
    12. Jun, 2010 at 7:48 pm #

    I’m glad you liked it, Millie! Second part will come up in a while :)

  12. Nastya
    13. Jun, 2010 at 9:13 pm #

    I love this city! So happy I’m coming soon! ))))

  13. Ludmila
    14. Jun, 2010 at 6:06 pm #

    Nastya, me happy too!!!

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