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the two georges

I both met them just walking around, not far from the Palilula area where the residence’s flat is located. The first Georges was lying on a sign in a quite remote and industrial street near the Danube bank. I was having an expresso on a terrace when i tried to read the name of the street. And i suddenly realized that it was a very french name: Oulitsa Georges Clémenceau! "> A few hours later, the same thing happen. I wanted to know the name of the Boulevard I was strolling on. And I realized it was named after an other Georges, also famous (and obviously more famous than the french...

street showers

Try them on Despota Stefana Boulevard. In the wintertime they might be a little cold, but now they’re just hmmm.

other fans (stamping ones)

Pity that i have no sound recorder here. I would have post a sample of the huge noise i can hear from my window, three hundred meters away from the gymnasium. Basket-ball fans singing all with one voice, stamping on the tiers all together in rythm, first slowly, then accelerating, accelerating again and again. Among several remarkable places around the residence’s flat, the closest is probably the Pionir Sport Complex. A massive gymnasium which i now know can be crowded on big events such as tonight, with the Partizan basket-ball team playing against the Red Star. This is the third game...

and in belgrade I became a roland-garros viewer

From the moment I sat in the plane to Beograd, tennis was there. There were no screens on board, but the speaker after a while asked us all passengers to clap: the tennis champion Ana Ivanovic was in the plane. I could guess she was coming back from Roland-Garros. It was quite early in the tournament, which obviously meant she had not succeeeded very well this year. But she was Ana Ivanovic, wasn’t she? So we all clapped for her, quite loudly. Then in the streets of Belgrade i became a Roland-Garros viewer. I had not expected this, i don’t watch that much Roland Garros when i’m in France,...

super mama djombo

This is the name of the bissau-guinean orchestra i am writing about at the moment. And i can’t help sharing with you one of its most famous pieces, “Dissan na mbera”, which means “let me walk peacefully”. A song from the years just after the war against the Portuguese, when the new independant goverment was starting betraying the ideas of revolution, and more and more big rich cars could be seen crossing the country like storms crushing everything on their way. Dissan Na M’bera    

beograd first days

Hi! I’m Sylvain Prudhomme, just arrived from France to spend one month in beograd, thanks to Krokodil and its invitation. Glad to be here and to write these posts, even if i still don’t feel very familiar with blogging… nor with Beograd, which i’m just starting to investigate! That’s why i’ve decided to try and write this blog in english, rather than in french. It will be a challenge for me, similar to that of being immersed in the city, still not understanding very much of what happens and what people say. And my approximative english might be convenient to my still approximative...

Using the KingSize WordPress Portfolios

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