PC571 Central Balkans Index 14/8/10
Before this see
- the - Albania 2010 Postcards June-August

Central Balkans 2010 Postcards

- 572 Kosovo
- 573 Travelling thro Montenegro to BH 11/8/10
- 574 Bosnia Herzogovina 11-30/8/10
- 575 Serbia 30-15/9/10
- 576 Croatia 18-26/9/10
- 577 Slovenia 26-/9/10 back in 2010 Western Europe
- 578 Suddenly got to change and plan for Winter

My Zoomable Balkans Travel Map ... bit messy cos Google keeps local language and alphabet

My Opinions on Albania

See my Opinion blogs -
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Balkan words you already know
I still maintain that Serbo-Croatian is the language and that variations are only dialect words. Slovenian is a different language, but it is surprising how many words below are the same anyway ..budalla is used throughout the Balkans to mean fool
Yes - Da
No - Ne
Good - Dobro
Please - Molim
Thank you - Hvala
Sorry! - Izvini
Good morning - Dobro jutro
Good day - Dobar dan
Hello - Zdravo
Good night - Laku noć
Excuse me! - Oprostite
How are you? - Kako si?

When? - Kada?
Where? - Gdje?
Who? - Ko?
Why? - Zašto?
I have... - Ja imam
I am... - Ja sam
What’s your name? - Kako se zoveš?
My name is... - Zovem se
I’m from... - Ja sam iz…
...UK - Velike Britanije
...USA - Sjedinjenih Američkih Država
I don’t understand - Ne razumijem
I don’t speak Bosnian - Ja ne govorim bosanski
How much does this cost? - Koliko košta?
0 - nula 
1 - edan
2 - dva
3 - tri
4 - četiri
5 - pet
6 - šest 
7 - sedam
8 - osam 
9 - devet
10 - deset 
20 - dvadeset
50 - pedeset 
100 - sto
Now - sada
Later - kasnije
Today - danas
Tomorrow - sutra
Yesterday - juče

Pronunciation
š as in ship
č czar =ts
j=i so Olimja=Olimia 
ž as in pleasure
đ in jam
dž as in enjoy
serbiatravelers.org Has excellent hitching tips and phrasebook etc.

GOOGLE Translate Balkan

HOT LINKS : Some useful stuff
TOURISM
- inyourpocket.com/bosnia - Can download a Sarajevo PDF

Couch Surfing Forum - Bosnia there's a Sarajevo subgroup
see - Balkan Group quite active
see - Balkan Hitchhikers meetup at Guca Festival Guca 13.08 - 22.08.2010

SARAJEVO - not much found

other - serbiatravelers.org Has excellent hitching tips and phrasebook etc.

Rationalist Connections
- Rationalist, freethinkers, skeptics ..humanist, secularist,

- A Bosnian politician is pushing the idea that there are ancient pyramids. It's widely recognised as a deluded fantasy, see Wikipedia and Skeptoid did a good debunking of it.

- Bosnia skeptic - none
- brights - nothing found
- rationalist nothing found
- Humanist - nothing found
- science society -

BACKGROUND
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