EUROVELO 13 - Romania to Turkey - Episode 1, Drobeta Turnu, Romania to Pirot, Serbia
THIS EPISODE (We leave the Eurovelo 6 to join EV13!)
We leave Drobeta Turnu Severin, Romania, and head over the border to Negotin in Serbia, home to our fave accommodation yet. So good that we stayed for another night and had a recovery/admin day off! From here we cycled to Zajecar via forgotten in time little villages with zero places to eat. Then we tackled the toughest cycling conditions of the entire cycle tour en route to Knjazevac, mostly off road and very hilly. Plus with a slight hangover...
From here it was a beautiful smooth ride mostly downhill to Pirot, our last night in Serbia before Bulgaria.
Drobeta Turnu Severin (Rom) - Hotel Corona €35 bb (treat night!) 8 - excellent but bad breakfast
Negotin (Serbia) - Campsite for Cyclists and Adventurers (we stayed in one of their studio rooms with kitchen) - €16 no bb -10. Simply the best. Hospitality was unreal, great value, free tennis!
Zajecar - Hotel Serbija - €23 bb - 7. Very run down rooms but great restaurant and food although too many smokers at breakfast and dinner.
Knjazevac - Hotel Timock bb - €26 bb - 7. Clean tidy quiet room, bad breakfast. Forgetful, good for a big rest which was needed...!
Pirot- Booking.com apartment with kitchen €20 - 5/10 - only a hob, no other kitchen appliances ie kettle!
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Serbia 4k | Where Are You Now? | Drone Travel Video
I've been to Serbia twice now and I really enjoyed it! Belgrade's floating river clubs can give any city in the world a run for its money in terms of nightlife. Food and drinks are incredibly cheap in Serbia and you can actually afford eating in fancy restaurants. Skadrlija is an awesome bohemian street that is filled with musicians and great food. People in Serbia were super friendly all around - in cities and small villages. One day I came to a tailor asking them in English if they could fix something small, the tailor said okay and after he fixed it, he refused any kind of payment. In US I would've surely been ripped off regardless if I was a local or tourist. The nature in rural areas of Serbia were absolutely breathtaking. Tara national park and Uvac reserve were incredible. The best part? There are barely any tourists. You are not lost in masses, people aren't trying to sell you stuff and offer taxis on every corner. You can get an authentic experience. Unforfortunately, I only filmed very few parts of my trip. If you want to see extra drone and gopro footage that didn't make it to the video, check out my Instagram IGTV @justvilius.
Music: Faded - Alan Walker (Oud cover) by Ahmed Alshaiba
0:01 - 0:15 - Special Nature Reserve Uvac
0:15 - 0:30 - National Park Tara
0:35 - 0:47 - Sretenje monastery
0:47 - 1:07 - Drina River
1:07 - 1:51 - National Park Tara
1:51 - 2:26 - Special Nature Reserve Uvac
2:27 - 2:45 - Sretenje monastery
2:45 - 3:00 - Drina River
3:00 - 3:03 - Sretenje monastery
3:03 - 3:08 - Special Nature Reserve Uvac
3:08 - 3:21 - Sretenje monastery
3:21 - 3:46 - Drina River
3:46 - 4:00 - National Park Tara
4:00 - 4:11 - Sretenje monastery
4:11 - 4:35 - Special Nature Reserve Uvac
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The National Tourism Organisation of Serbia (TOS) was founded in 1994 as a government organisation to promote and improve tourism in the Republic of Serbia in both the domestic and foreign tourism markets, with the aim of affirming the value and potential of the country's tourist industry. TOS is the legal successor of the former Tourist Association of Serbia.
TOS activities focus on positioning Serbian tourism on the domestic and international markets and evaluating the comparative advantages of Serbia with respect to tourism, such as the country's geographical location and historical, cultural and natural identity.
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Заснемане на хотели и туристически дестинации от Блумакс студио. Production of Bluemax Studio. Video filming of hotels and tourist destinations.
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Soulfood Serbia is a short promotional video of the National Tourism Organisation of Serbia representing autochthonous food and beverages. Gastronomic products featured in the video are an essential part of the country's tourism offer.
Making Burek In Nis Serbia—the home of Burek
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This WorldRider TV Episode #62 This is simply a short clip from video I shot inside the legendary Brankovic Bakery— n the 15th-Century the Turks made dishes like Burek in a variety of sizes and shapes. Today most Bureks are round. Sure, you can find Burek all over these parts, but it was here in Niš in 1492 that a Turkish baker named Mehmed Oğlu developed the original recipe for the round Burek pie. Soon after this circular savory pie spread all over the Balkans much like the way pizza spread all over Italy. And like the Neapolitan pizza with its roots firmly planted in Napoli, the Burek is a tradition that belongs to Niš.
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NOVI SAD - Serbia Travel Guide | Around The World
Novi Sad (Нови Сад) is the second largest city of Serbia, the capital of the autonomous province of Vojvodina and the administrative center of the South Bačka District. It is located in the southern part of the Pannonian Plain, on the border of the Bačka and Srem geographical regions, on the banks of the Danube river, facing the northern slopes of Fruška Gora mountain.
Novi Sad was founded in 1694, when Serb merchants formed a colony across the Danube from the Petrovaradin fortress, a Habsburg strategic military post. In the 18th and 19th centuries, it became an important trading and manufacturing centre, as well as a centre of Serbian culture of that period, earning the nickname of the Serbian Athens. The city was heavily devastated in the 1848 Revolution, but it was subsequently restored. Today, along with the capital city of Belgrade, Novi Sad is the industrial and financial center of the Serbian economy. Novi Sad was named to be one of three 2021 European Capital of Culture cities.
In the 19th century, the city was the capital of Serbian culture, earning the nickname Serbian Athens. In that time, almost every Serbian novelist, poet, jurist, and publicist at the end of 19th century and at the beginning of 20th century had lived or worked in Novi Sad some time of his or her career. Among others, these cultural workers include Vuk Stefanović Karadžić, Mika Antić, Đura Jakšić, etc. Matica srpska, the oldest cultural-scientific institution of Serbia, was moved from Budapest to Novi Sad in 1864, and contains second-largest library in the country (the Library of Matica srpska) with over 3.5 million volumes. The Serbian National Theatre, the oldest professional theatre among the South Slavs, was founded in Novi Sad in 1861.
Today, Novi Sad is the second cultural centre in Serbia (besides Belgrade) and city's officials try to make the city more attractive to numerous cultural events and music concerts. Since 2000, Novi Sad is home to the EXIT festival, one of the biggest music summer festival in Europe. Other important cultural events are Sterijino pozorje theatre festival, Zmaj Children Games, International Novi Sad Literature Festival, Novi Sad Jazz Festival, and many others. Besides Serbian National Theatre, the most prominent theatres are also Novi Sad Theatre, Youth Theatre, and Cultural centre of Novi Sad. Novi Sad Synagogue also houses many cultural events . Other city's cultural institutions include Detachment of the Serbian Academy of Science and Art, Library of Matica Srpska, Novi Sad City Library and Azbukum. City is also home to the Archive of Vojvodina, which collect many documents from Vojvodina dating from 1565.
Novi Sad has several folk song societies, which are known as kulturno-umetničko društvo or KUD. The most well known societies in the city are: KUD Svetozar Marković, AKUD Sonja Marinković, SKUD Željezničar, FA Vila and the oldest SZPD Neven, established in 1892. National minorities expose their own tradition, folklore and songs in Hungarian MKUD Petőfi Sándor, Slovak SKUD Pavel Jozef Šafárik, Ruthenian RKC Novi Sad, and other societies.
The city has several museums and galleries, public and privately owned. The most well known museum in the city is Museum of Vojvodina, founded in 1847, which houses a permanent collection of Serbian culture and a life in Vojvodina through history. Museum of Novi Sad in Petrovaradin Fortress has a permanent collection of history of fortress. Gallery of Matica Srpska is the biggest and most respected gallery in the city, which has two galleries in the city centre. There is also The Gallery of Fine Arts - Gift Collection of Rajko Mamuzić and The Pavle Beljanski Memorial Collection - one of the biggest collections of Serbian art from the 1900s until the 1970s.
The number of tourists visiting Novi Sad each year has steadily risen since 2000. Every year, in the beginning of July, during the annual EXIT music festival, the city is full of young people from all over Europe. In 2008, over 200,000 people visited the festival. Besides EXIT festival, Novi Sad Fair attracts many business people into the city; in May, the city is home to the biggest agricultural show in the region, which 600,000 people visited in 2005. There is also a tourist port near Varadin Bridge in the city centre welcoming various river cruise vessels from across Europe who cruise on Danube river. The most recognized structure in Novi Sad is Petrovaradin Fortress, which dominates the city and with scenic views of the city. Besides the fortress, there is also historic neighborhood of Stari Grad, with many monuments, museums, caffes, restaurants and shops. There is also a National Park of Fruška Gora nearby, approx. 20 km (12 mi) from city centre.
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