Hanging By A Thread

Swathed in city smog, Terazije Boulevard cuts across the heart of Belgrade. The city is rich in mementos of the Serbian capital's turbulent history, from the baroque Moskva Hotel to the gray concrete housing blocks built by the communists during the 1960s. The word Terazije means "weighing scales" in Turkish, and during some 400 years of Ottoman rule — and well...

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