Ah yes, Belgrade, capital of Serbia, where the Sava and Danube rivers come together, site of countless battles throughout history, going back to the Celts who apparently liked to fight their enemies naked — and even as recently as the Kosovo War in 1999. And yet despite all this, the people here are amazingly friendly. As our guide Nicolas pointed out, even with the wars, “we never stopped being friends (with each other).” We, based out of Arkabarka Floating Hostel, gave out plenty of free hugs, ate fish goulash, and found a basketball court (bball is big here in Serbia) so I could hit my shot of the day. If you find yourself here in Serbia, be sure to spend time getting to know the people. Хвала вам Belgrade!