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Skopje’s Bronze Posse: Another Urban Myth Debunked
Architecture / Art / Macedonia / Travel

Skopje’s Bronze Posse: Another Urban Myth Debunked

Big, bold and massively over-budget, the controversial city-wide improvement project “Skopje 2014,” forever changed the look of the Macedonian capital. A revitalized river walk and new, flashy museums and government buildings were the main focus, but a third emphasis was the construction of what seems an almost unlimited number of monuments depicting historical figures from … Continue reading

Autumn in the Balkans
Bosnia / Bulgaria / Croatia / Macedonia / Montenegro / Serbia / Slovenia / Travel

Autumn in the Balkans

We’re inveterate shoulder-season travelers, which for us means that at some point in the autumn, we’re on the road – sometimes in the US, sometimes overseas. Last year’s trip was a month-long fall fling in the Balkans. Autumn, like the other three seasons, has its signature events and activities. And in southeastern Europe it’s a … Continue reading