Just the Pictures (Serbia) Bridal costume with a smiljevac cap, from Serbia (19th-century AD) – on display in the Ethnographic Museum in Belgrade. Man’s dress from the Zajecar region in northeastern Serbia (19th-century AD). Woman’s winter dress from the Sjenica-Pester plateau and a man’s dress from Ibarski Kolasin (both 19th-century AD). Diorama of two Serbs ready to be “hanged” (actually, the victims of this cruel execution device were suspended and then garotted from behind, which was much more painful and lasted longer than a traditional hanging). Interior of an urban home of the eastern Balkan type (19th-century AD). Kilim rug, manufactured in the town of Pirot. ‘Tired Dolls III’ by Aleksander Lukovic Lukijan (1972 AD) – found in the Zepter Museum. ‘Annunciation’ by Mladen Srbinovic (1972 AD). ‘Second Class Waiting Room’ by Miodrag Mica Popovic (1977 AD). ‘Horn Player’ by Petar Omcikus (1987/98 AD). ‘Prince Milos’ Residence’ by Predrag Peda Milosavljevic (1970/71 AD). Kneza Mihaila (the pedestrian street) in the rain. Fountain at Kneza Mihaila. The National Museum – under renovation. The Halal Shop in Belgrade. Copy of the ‘Genealogical Tree of the Nemanjic Dynasty’ (originally created in 1332-1333 AD) – found in the Gallery of Frescoes in Belgrade. Closeup of a figure with eyes and mouth scratched off, from the ‘Genealogical Tree of the Nemanjic Dynasty’ that was originally painted in 1342-1347 AD. Copies of medieval icons and painting materials in the Gallery of Frescoes. Detail of ‘The Last Judgement’, from the Gracanica Monastery (1318-1321 AD). Detail of ‘Dormition’, from the Gracanica Monastery (1318-1321 AD) – notice the guy with his arms chopped off in the foreground? . . . not sure what that’s all about. ‘Noah Planting the Vineyard’, from the Decani Monastery (1339-1340 AD). Trolleybuses waiting next to Studentski Park. Statue of Branislav Nušić (a Serbian novelist, playwright, satirist, essayist, and founder of modern rhetoric in Serbia). Telegraph from Tsar Nicholas II to Kaiser Wilhelm II, dated July 19, 1914; in this telegram, Nicky is still hoping to prevent a European war while his second-cousin, Willy, mobilizes his army. “My Dearest Nicky . . .” – a letter from Georgie to Nicky, dated January 10, 1917. Photo from the Great War. Fountain at Nikola Pašić Square in Belgrade. Assembly of the City of Belgrade, in what was the royal residence of the Obrenović dynasty. Palace of the Assembly of Serbia. Visitors hold fluorescent light tubes up to an active Tesla Coil to illuminate them. Tesla’s Graduation Certificate, issued on June 29, 1885. “Tesla’s Egg of Columbus” – an induction motor with a copper egg, designed to stand on its top when the motor is activated. Model of Tesla’s remote-controlled boat. Model of Tesla’s plane with vertical takeoff. Urn with Nikola Tesla’s ashes. New Serbian-Orthodox Church of St. Mark (also known as “St. Mark’s Church”) The facade of St. Mark’s Church. Inside St. Mark’ Church. The templon in St. Mark’s Church. RTS-1999 Memorial, remembering the NATO bombing of Radio Television of Serbia headquarters on April 23, 1999. Skadarska Street in the Bohemian Quarter. Painted buildings along Skadarska Street. Walking down Skadarska Street. My Serbian dinner of baked paprika, stuffed pork loin, Serbian salad with cheese, bread, and beer. Pile of used ballet shoes in a shop window in Belgrade. The Inner Istanbul Gate in Belgrade Fortress. The Clock Tower in Belgrade Fortress. Artillery lined up near the Military Museum in Belgrade Fortress. The Great war Island and Sava River, seen from Belgrade Fortress. Part of Belgrade Fortress’ wall. St. Petka’s Chapel. Inside St. Petka’s Chapel. Zindan Gate in Belgrade Fortress. A family of otters in Belgrade Zoo. Me tempting the leopard in Belgrade Zoo with my delicious fingers. Lions resting in the zoo. A kangaroo. Flowers at Kneza Mihaila. Inside a military antiaircraft bunker during the Belgrade Underground tour. The “Roman Well” in Belgrade Fortress that was actually built by the Austrian Empire in the 18th-century AD. Another gate found in Belgrade Fortress. Woman playing a flute at Belgrade Fortress. Four demonic creatures from Serbian mythology. Another boogie man from Serbian mythology. Inside the Austrian Gunpowder Storehouse, built in the 18th-century AD and used as an underground rave club in the 1990s. Roman sarcophagi from the 2nd – to 3rd-centuries AD, now on display in the Austrian Gunpowder Storehouse. ‘La Santa de Beograd’ by Giom Olbi Remed (2008 AD). The Sava River seen from Branko’s Bridge. Princess Ljubica’s Residence, built in 1831 AD. Bottle of Serbian Cabernet Sauvignon. Statue of Josip Broz Tito (1892-1980 AD) at the Museum of Yugoslav History. The House of Flowers (Tito’s mausoleum) with the tomb of Tito in the center. Looking west at Bulevar Franše D’Eperea. Building that was bombed by NATO in 1999 AD (located on Kneza Miloša) – with the Emblem of Yugoslavia still on the facade). Another building that was bombed by NATO and that is a monument to communist architecture (located on Nemanjina). President of the Republic of Serbia Building, with its dome spire. Floating restaurants on the Danube River. The bike I used parked on the Danube Quay. Church of Ascension of the Holy Virgin Mary, in Zemun. Church of St. Archangel Michael, in Zemun. Inside the Church of St. Archangel Michael. The Belgrade Railway Station. Bottle of Serbian Prokupac wine.