Shelled during the Yugoslav Wars in the early 90s by NATO, the biulding has been left alone as a memorial. Really hit home that I was walking through the heart of the former Yugoslavia, a place I wouldn't have thought I'd go as a kid.
Bangin' Belgrade August 8th 2010 Once again, it was touch and go as to whether I would even make the flight.
I missed the transit bus by seconds from the train station to Luton Airport, was then forced to withdraw cash at the cost of £1.65 to pay for the next transit bus, where I got stuck in the middle of a huge load of people and luggage meaning I was the last person to exit the bus. Ran through the airport, paid for a priori ... read more
Most of you will have been directed here by me - thanks for coming - if not, thanks for coming anyway.
I am Derek - a Kiwi who in June 2007, set off on a 4 1/2 month sortie around Europe via the USA, and set up this blog so that friends, family and randoms could keep track of where I had been to, and of the shenanigans I inevitably got up to.
The trip inspired me to keep travelling and directly following it, I spent the next seven years living in London, which was a fantastic base from which to continue my travels and thus the travelling continued unabated - ... full info