• The Balkan express: from Belgrade to Bar by railway

    11 monthes ago - By The Guardian

    Over 435 bridges and through 254 tunnels, this spectacular scenic railway is one of Europe's most stunning rides Sundown in Montenegro, and the train from Belgrade is winding its way through the mountains. On slopes washed orange by the last rays of the day, villages slide by - idyllic snapshots of wood smoke and pitchforked haystacks. On board, in the optimistically named dining car, cigarettes are lit, voices rise and lager spills on the lino. The guard looks absently at the assembled drinkers and the ravishing hills, sparks up and returns his elbows to the counter. Welcome to one of...
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