Daily Archives: June 7, 2018

Transfixion

Bill McKibben in The Guardian: But [Trump]’s definitely costing us one precious thing, and that’s time. It rolls past every day as we stand necessarily transfixed by his transgressions, and since it can’t be rolled back there are victims who – whatever … Continue reading

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Niagara Falls

Fifteen minutes outside Podgorica. The restaurant to the left is the Niagara. The river apparently dries up in August, so I was happy to be able to see it in June.

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Partisan Memorial

The monument is a crypt with very little text other than the names of the dead. I found it powerful.

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Petar I Petrović-Njegoš

This statue is quite visible at a traffic roundabout downtown. I feel I am walking the streets of Byzantium.

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Džamija Podgorica mosque

One of the doors was open when I walked into the courtyard, but closed while I was reading the history of the mosque, and I didn’t open it. I really did want to see inside, but I felt very much … Continue reading

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Natural History Museum of Montenegro

Renovation of the square is courtesy of the Turkish government I walked into the Natural History Museum to find offices on the first floor, and no reception, so I headed upstairs past impressively peeling paint, to find more offices. Back … Continue reading

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Podgorica museum

This museum had permanent exhibitions of art, national costumes, jewelry, firearms, and a current exhibition of photography. I found this woman’s work really interesting. She had a number of portraits of Montenegrans which really held my eye. The medieval bridge … Continue reading

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Saborni hram Hristovog Vaskresenja

The orthodox cathedral, which my hotel’s receptionist described as “the temple” is beautiful, majestic, and right where it should be, in the midst of average income residences. I was lucky enough to visit while a mass was in session, and … Continue reading

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