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Life, Culture and Travels from the perspective of a Cuban
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One of my favourite Spanish dishes are Huevos Rotos (Broken Eggs). The preparation is very simple and the result is pretty rewarding. All the ingredients that you need are olive oil, potatoes, eggs and any cured meat of your choice. Ham and chorizo are my top options. Something salty or spicy puts a lot of […]

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You do not have to go too far or too deep down in Belgrade to find Roman remains. A fair bit of Roman history is buried underneath the city of today. Some downtown areas have been covered or left untouched for years due to lack of budget for an excavation. About an hour and a […]

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The pictures shown are from a Roman portrait exhibit at Kalemegdan Fortress that we went to see today. The place itself is as interesting as the second century artefacts they have displayed. From what I could quickly find out at the beginning of 18th century, Barutana (the part of the fortress where the exhibition is […]

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This trip to Belgrade has been a preparation for the trip to Havana in June, an introduction to Cuba after two years. Sometimes I do not realize how much this Serbian city reminds me of my homeland, or perhaps many times I prefer to ignore it and just look at the pretty side of things. […]

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This past weekend we wanted to go on a day trip somewhere and agreed that Novi Sad was an interesting destination. The small city is in the north of Belgrade and internationally known for the EXIT music festival, which happens every year during the summer. A family friend drove us there in the morning of […]

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If you are visiting Belgrade for more than a couple of days the visit to Avala Mountain is a must.  The drive is short, about 16 km from downtown, so the destination is perfect for locals who want a quick escape from the city noise and pollution. When a friend heard us planning to get […]

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  Kalemegdan is the oldest place in Belgrade, inhabited first by celts and baptized as Singidunum by Romans, its walls have seen the development of The White City throughout time. Looking at Sava and Danube River many generations of Serbians have found this spot to be their favourite in the city. Besides the amazing view […]

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After almost six years I am back in Belgrade, Serbia for a period of seven weeks. This city has a personal attachment to me since my love was born here and although he left with his family, being a teenager , he has always looked back with affection to the memories and the first years […]