Author Archives: Bud Grace

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The Iron Gates of the Danube

First, my unofficial copy editor, Torbjörn, alerted me to some problems in the 93-94 book. So if you were waiting to get a copy, wait until I fix it. Thanks, Torbjörn. I found a better shot of the Golubac Fortress … Continue reading

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Golubac Fortress

It dates back to the 14th century. It lies at the eastern end of a large lake  on the Danube in Serbia. Romania is on the other side. It has a long history of military conflicts. Until recently the road … Continue reading

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Dining out in Belgrade

This is Skadarska Street. It’s lined with restaurants, and each restaurant has a band. Serbian food and Serbian music… That last group was singing at our table, OK, before you edit me. the guy has 10 hamsters, not 1 hamsters.

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I’ve corrected the 91-92 collection thanks to Torbjörn.  In case you have the book, this  the missing strip, one I liked very much: The first mistake about the Quacko story was the result of my trying to correct a previous … Continue reading

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Belgrade

The most beautiful building in Belgrade, Serbia, is the Church of Saint Sava. It’s nearing completion after a hundred years or so. It’ almost 300 feet tall. The dome weighs 4000-tons. It took like 3 months to get it up … Continue reading

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Monday – NoviSad, Serbia

Torbjörn pointed out a mistake (actually two mistakes) in the 91-92 book. P 83. I seem to recall that I caught that problem last Spring and fixed it. I must have screwed up. So what else is new? Thanks, Torbjörn. … Continue reading

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Cruising in Serbia

This was just after Croatia, sailing toward the Serbian city of Novi Sad.  

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Ilok, Croatia

It’s at the very northeast corner of Croatia. The church of St. John of Capistrano is high on a ridge overlooking the Danube. He was a warrior priest who defeated the Ottomans. It’s the same guy the city in California … Continue reading

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