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Flourescent tubes held by visitors at the Nikola Tesla Museum, with no wires connected to anything, light up when Tesla Coil is turned on

  I waited uncomfortably as our guide prepared to demonstrate the Tesla Coil at the Nikola Tesla Museum in Belgrade, Serbia. Would my hair stand on end? Would I be shocked?...

View from above as the Tesla Coil is turned on and electricity flows through the air, lighting up the flourescent tubes held by visitors

The copper-coiled tower that rose before me was simultaneously fascinating and frightening. I knew the enormous Tesla Coil had the ability to create lightning bolts that could fry a person. Our...

Happy vendors at the fresh market in Belgrade, Serbia

“Whatever you do, don’t take the train to Serbia!” my tour guide exclaimed. “The best way to get from Zagreb to Belgrade is by bus.” Unfortunately, I’d already purchased my train...

Belgrade Fortress in Kalemegdan Park in Belgrade, Serbia stood guard over the Danube River, the most important trading route in Medieval days

Click on title of post to view photo in large format: Belgrade Fortress, in Kalemegdan Park in Belgrade, the capital of Serbia. These fortifications stood guard over the Danube River, the...

Families huddle together in exhaustion

The young man in the dirty jeans and faded navy T-shirt wouldn’t tell me his name. I’d asked the group of refugees hanging around the park in front of the Belgrade...