Tag Archives: Yugoslavia

Trains From Pristina In Kosovo

Kosovo was the last of the Balkan countries that I visited. I journeyed there overland from Albania in 2017 and left by train to Skopje.  In fact the only train running in the fledgling nation is from Pristina that goes close to the border with North Macedonia. Here are some photos from that journey.  You […]

Balkans Tour 2017 – Romanian Holiday?

You will remember that we have arrived at Belgrade Dunav Train Station to a hand-scrawled notice saying “No Trains Romania” and zero assistance to ease our predicament. So would we make it to Romania after all? In true ‘sod it, there will be a way’ style to which Hamish & I subscribe to anywhere outside […]

Wordless Wednesday – Belgrade Stations

Wordless Wednesday – Approaching Belgrade Station

MEMORABLE TRAIN JOURNEYS #6 – ON A TRAIN BOUND FOR YUGOSLAVIA (& BACK AGAIN!)

To set the scene, I was on my first inter-rail trip in 1987 aged twenty-two with my mate Poll. Three days into the trip, Poll had lost his passport near Munich and had to be issued an emergency one by the British Consulate, designed to get us home by the most direct route. Undeterred, we […]