MOSCOW DAY 3: DAY OF REFLECTION AND CONTEMPLATION

This was the D-day of my entire trip. Its Raison D'être. It was my Serbian friend Milan VDEL company's 25th anniversary ball was got the whole ball rolling. And today, May 24, the ball stopped here, at Moscow's Volkhonka Mansion on Znamenskiy Lane, in the shadows of the magnificent Christ the Savior Cathedral.

MAGICAL MOSCOW DAY, FULL OF WONDERS, MUSIC AND DANCE, Part 1

Moscow, May 24, 2018 MOSCOW DAY 2, PART 1: RED SQUARE MIRACLE This was the D-day of my entire trip. Its Raison D'être. It was my Serbian friend Milan VDEL company's 25th anniversary ball was got the whole ball rolling. And today, May 24, the ball stopped here, at Moscow's Volkhonka Mansion on Znamenskiy Lane, in the shadows …

DAY 11, MAY 22: CONSTANTINE DIES, LAST DAY IN BELGRADE

 From Belgrade, Serbia May 22, 2018 On this day in history... EMPEROR CONSTANTINE DIES Constantine the Great Saint Constantine Constantine I Κωνσταντίνος ὁ Μέγας Marble head representing Emperor Constantine the Great, at the Capitoline Museums Emperor of the Roman Empire Reign 25 July 306 AD – 22 May 337 AD AD (Caesar) Predecessor Constantius I Successor Constantine II Constantius …

DAY 10, MAY 21: FINDING MY BOGDANOVIC GRANDPARENTS’ GRAVESITE, RESEARCHING LINE OF SUCCESSION TO IT

 From Belgrade, Serbia May 21, 2018 Visit to Belgrade cemetery and Bogdanovic family gravesite The last time I was at my Bogdanovic (maternal) grandparents' grave, I was but a youngster.  So I do not remember much. At least nothing useful by which I could find my grandparents' grave. Over the weekend, I turned to my …

DAY 9, MAY 20: VISIT TO OPLENAC, DRIVE THROUGH ŠUMADIJA

From Belgrade, Serbia May 20, 2018 Šumadija - Serbia's Tuscany - enchants with its pastoral beauty After Stasa picked me at my sister's home in Sremska Mitrovica, we drove back to Belgrade to pick up Nina, and then continued southward - destination Oplenac. St George's Church also known as Oplenac, is the mausoleum of the Serbian …

DAY 7, MAY 18: GIVING THANKS AT MY BAPTISMAL CHURCH, VISIT TO SISTER

From Sremska Mitrovica, Serbia May 18, 2018 Giving thanks at my baptismal church, visit to sister Today, Stasa and I continued to give our thanks to the Divine, before going on to Sremska Mitrovica where I am spending the weekend at my sister's house. Today's destination was Klenak, a little village across the river Sava …