Serbia: Sale's 50
Nada's far relative Sale was celebrating 50 years of age and since we were invited, we arrived yesterday (14162) in Belgrade. Before the party we explored the old part of the capital of Serbia with Belgrade Fortress. In the evening we arrived to the party on Casa Bianca raft and an international attendance (Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sweden, Croatia, Slovenia, Germany, Greece, Netherlands, ...) partied till the morning hours.
The monument to Tsar Nikolai II and Andrićev venac area, named after Ivo Andrić, who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1961.
|Studentski Trg or Students Square|
|Entering Belgrade Fortress|
There is a military museum inside the fortress
The museum was founded by the Decree of Prince Milan Obrenović IV on August 22, 1878 on preposition of Minister of the Army, colonel Sava Grujić.
Belgrade Fortress is located on top of the 125.5-meter high ending ridge of the Šumadija geological bar. The cliff-like ridge overlooks the Great War Island (Veliko ratno ostrvo) and the confluence of the Sava river into the Danube.
|View to the Great War Island|
Legend says that Attila's grave lies at the confluence of the Sava and the Danube.
Posing on the walls of Upper town (Горњи Град)
Pobednik (The Victor), Nada and Tuši
Beer & food time
GeoCaches found (all received a visit by trackable item "Gift of Speed", TB6ZC51):
- The Belly Button of Belgrade, GC6W77Q
- Studentski park, GC6VJJP
- Kolarac, Multi, GC6VRZK
- Belgrade Fortress, GC3RM94, where I retrieved trackable items "Brummi", TB335MN and "Nature", TB564DT and they visited all the next caches with me
- Kalemegdan, GC1RG9X