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photographs by andy townend capture the life and soul of belgrade, serbia

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endurance

“Oh, love isn’t there to make us happy. I believe it exists to show us how much we can endure” ― Hermann Hesse

“Oh, love isn’t there to make us happy. I believe it exists to show us how much we can endure”

― Hermann Hesse

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This is my contribution to the latest Weekly Photo Challenge from The Daily Post at WordPress.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Adventure!

"…only we pass by it all, like a rush of air." Rilke, and an Adventure on #belgradestreets — Weekly Photo Challenge

“Look: the trees exist; the houses we dwell in stand there stalwartly.
Only we pass by it all, like a rush of air.
And everything conspires to keep quiet about us, half out of shame perhaps, half out of some secret hope.”

― Rainer Maria Rilke, Duino Elegies

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This is my contribution to the latest Weekly Photo Challenge from The Daily Post at WordPress.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Dialogue

“Life is an endless cycle of souls, swirling along the path of the universe, being reborn, but never truly dying before being reborn again.
As long as this cycle continues, we will never really die.”

― Ameila Wolfe

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This is my contribution to the latest Weekly Photo Challenge from The Daily Post at WordPress.

Photos first published on belgradestreets in October 2012

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belgradestreets featured in Travel+ magazine, China

belgradestreets interview in Travel+ magazine, China

Earlier this Summer, I gave an interview to Ying Hsu, Senior Editor at Travel plus magazine, in China.

A great opportunity to share my passion for belgradestreets with a wider audience.

The article reproduced below is on the Travel + website

Thank you for following belgradestreets!

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Silhouette

Weekly Photo Challenge: Silhouette

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This photo was the first I posted to Instagram, way back in the fall of 2011.

It reminds me of the first walk I took on belgradestreets.

Walking in the snow and ice from the Hotel Mr President opposite the bus station, past the railway station and then up the slope of Nemanjina.

Little did I know then the impact this city and her people would have on me.

Thank you for visiting belgradestreets.

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terazije36

terazije36 - intersections and reflections on belgradestreets

“One never reaches home,’ she said. ‘But where paths that have an affinity for each other intersect, the whole world looks like home, for a time.”

― Hermann Hesse

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life begins here

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well heeled

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bricked up

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changed

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Weekly Photographic Challenge: Between

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“In the space between yes and no, there’s a lifetime. It’s the difference between the path you walk and the one you leave behind; it’s the gap between who you thought you could be and who you really are; its the legroom for the lies you’ll tell yourself in the future.”

― Jodi Picoult, Change of Heart

This is my response to the latest Weekly Photo Challenge from The Daily Post at WordPress.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Split-Second Story

It was cold, very cold.

He was late, as always.

He had forgotten again.

It was always like that these days.

He never meant to, but somehow he always did.

His thoughts were interrupted by the harsh beeping of his phone.

He looked down at the screen.

It was as he expected.

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