This used to be my playground

by Harry Mitsidis - 3 years, 1 month ago

I hadn't been to Niš for 8 full years until I returned in the last days of March 2016 to remember the place in which my love for Serbia started so many years back, resulting in my learning the language and becoming increasingly fascinated by this somewhat doomed place. The town had not changed much, it has always been very lively, people out in the evenings enjoying their coffee and the evening air - the weather was terrific, the first days of spring, so it was even busier than usual. The area by the river and inside the old fortress have both improved a lot over the years and now make for what I would call little-discovered gems. For me, happiness is getting a Serbian newspaper and reading its predictable contents, which never seem to change year-in, year-out, while people-watching and taking in the Balkan sun...

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