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Peppers, like these beauties in a market in Nis, Serbia, are a mainstay of Serbian cuisine

Click on title of post to view photo in large format: Peppers, like these beauties in a market in Niš, Serbia, are a mainstay of Serbian cuisine. They are served stuffed...

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...

Local legend says that this geologic formation known as Devil's Town in southern Serbia was created when a furious God turned a wedding party to stone

Click on title of post to view photo in large format: Local legend says that this geologic formation in southern Serbia was created when a furious God turned a wedding party...

The Serbian Orthodox Manasija Monastery near Despotovac, Serbia, was built in the 15th century, includes a church, refectory, and fortress with 11 towers

Click on title of post to view photo in large format: The Serbian Orthodox Manasija Monastery near Despotovac, Serbia, was built in the 15th century. It includes a church, refectory, and...

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...