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Papy Artois

Knjazevac, Central Serbia, Serbia

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Overview

  • 40 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, Russian, Serbian; learning Navajo, Navaho, Norwegian Bokmål, Spanish
  • 40, Male
  • Member since 2012
  • Hotel industry and restaurants
  • No education listed
  • From Knjazevac
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

All that is natural and normal in the mind-set of human .................

ABOUT ME

I'm communicative man and I like hang out with people from all the world.I like music, languages, cultures, travels. I love beer, and want to try testing all beers that exist on the planet!

PHILOSOPHY

Wine,cheese and jazz !!! Please, respect other people and... they will respect you................

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

Host & Surfing

Very nice experience so far

Interests

I love and adore: tobacco, beer (my dream is to try all the beers from around the world), women, girls, coffee,hitch-hiking, listening to live music high-quality music (jazz, blues, soul, live concerts of music that direction),cooking,art photo, photography,snorkeling,collecting banknotes from various countries in small paper denominations,people open mind and understanding when it comes to life , nudism, naturalism, loved be naked at home and out side all natural things, feelings and desires. meet people and a culture of all peoples and nationalities,teach you and other languages and customs of other cultures and nations..........

Email : artois911@gmail.com

Cell Phone Number : +381-64-41-41-475

Music, Movies & Books

Ambient,Chill Out,'80s,'90s,Jazz,Soul,Blues,R&B,Ethno Music,Rock,Instrumentals,House,Acid Jazz........

One Amazing Thing I've Done

I'm see before 7 days ago beautiful dolphins near me,when I be divining on the sea,perfect animals...........

Teach, Learn, Share

Be as it were, quite naturally.................

What I Can Share With Hosts

When contacted me and I accept, that person simply needs to enjoy while here with me, I will use their best efforts to feel completely like you're in paradise..... .......... We are all connected and now with CS we can interact in each others lives even more, visit new places, meet new people, make new friends, learn more and more every day about life. We often make the mistake to believe that our country and town is our home and look at the rest as a concept beyond sensible order, suitable only for holidays, which is not true at all :) Be positive, think positively and to share with other people such energy and will return you always from a cosmic force much more positive energy. Always seems to be okay, always help each in life, such behavior and thoughts will follow luck and you'll be surrounded by fantastic and positive people from around the world, do your best and be a part of this planet and these amazing people ......... ..

Welcome to the CS group of Royal City of Nis!

* Official Website * History of Nis * Nis by Wikipedia * Photos of Nis * Video Presentation * Facebook Page * Nisville Jazz Festival * Nisomnia Rock Festival * Balkan Film Festival "Filmski Susreti" * Days of Burek * Other Events

Arriving in Nis: * by plane * by train * by bus * by hitchhiking * by teleport * by bike

Historical parts of Nis:

The archeological site Mediana is located on what was once the Roman road “Via militaris”, today the road E-80 (Nis-Sofia). The estate occupies 40 hectares, and exhibits the remains of a granary, craft centre, villas , thermae wather, and the remains of ancient villa with peristyle with rich mosaics. Most mosaics exhibit geometrical or floral motifs, while two mosaics presenting figures - the head of the Medusa and a semi-prostrate figure of a river deity (probably Neptune). The museum, located on the estate, contains sculptures and portraits of Roman gods and goddesses, utensils for daily use (bowls, pitchers, lamps) and remnants of lead pipes used to provide healing hot water from the nearby Niska Banja (Nis Spa). Some coins and utensils from Mediana are now available in the Archeological Hall of Nis National Museum. (now is close recostruction) Nis Fortress is located in the core of the city, on the bank of the Nisava river. It is one of the best preserved and most beautiful medieval fortresses in central Balkans. It was pulled down and restored a number of times, by the Romans, over the Byzantines, Slavs, Bulgarians, and Serbs. Its assumed its final shape in 1723, when the Turks built it, facing the end of their reign in this area. Its construction required that over 40 stonecutters from Constantinople and around 400 bricklayers from Nis and around be hired. The stone was brought over from the nearby villages, and, toward the end of the construction there was a lot of hurry to secure this strategically important spot, so that anything suitable from within the Fortress was used as construction material: tombstones, columns and numerous architectural elements of the earlier Roman and Byzantine fortifications. The Fortress covers 22 hectares, its walls are 2,100 meters long, 8 meters high, and, on average, 3 meters wide. From the outside, the Fortress was surrounded by a water-filled ditch, whose northern part remains visible today. The Skull Tower monument, unique in the world, was built after the Battle of Cegar. In the words of “a Serbian hajji from Nis”, the Turks prepared the construction of the tower made of skulls. When Hursid Pasha of Nis realized that, even though the post at Cegar hill had been taken, the battle and the explosion resulted in 3,000 dead Serbs and at least twice that many dead Turks, he ordered that the heads of the Serb victims be collected, skinned, and that the skulls be built into the tower. The heads were stuffed with cotton and sent to Constantinople. This horrific monument was built along the road to Constantinople, as a warning to anyone rising against the Ottoman Empire. A mid 19th century written document reads that the tower was rectangular, 4.5 meters wide and 4 meters long, that on all four sides there was a total of 56 rows, with 17 skulls in each row, totaling 952 skulls. In time most skulls were taken or missing, so that today the tower has only 58 skulls. Niska Banja (Nis Spa) is located 10 km away from Nis on the road to Sofia. It is situated in the southern part of Nis valley, under the forest covered Koritnik, the 808 meter high final slope of Mt. Suva Planina. Surrounded by Svrljig Mountains and Svrljig Gorge in the north, and open air in the east and the west, the Spa bathes in the sun throughout the day. The study of the density of sinter deposits, which originally created the terraces in the spa, reveals that the wellspring of Niska Banja has been active for 26,000 years. During the construction of new baths, metal coins were found from the period of Hadrian, the Roman emperor who reigned from AD 117 to 138. This confirms that the first bath in Niska Banja was built in the 2nd century. After a long period of stagnation, the spa was mentioned again in the period of Turkish rule. A legend reads: “A horse owned by a pasha from Nis got sick, so the pasha gave it to a Tatar from near Banja to take care of. The horse drank water from the spring, lay in the mud and healed”. And so, the Turks realized the benefits of Niska Banja and its water. King Aleksandar I Karadjordjevic also had his villa here. Excited about the water from Banja, the king issued a special decree: every two days, his subjects filled pitchers with the thermal water and took them to Belgrade to the king. The concentration camp located in the district of Crveni Krst (Red Cross) is one of the few fully preserved fascist camps in Europe. Even today, it provides authentic testimony to the perils of the Serbian, Romani, and Jewish population, communists, numerous supporters of the liberation movement and partisans, who were incarcerated here during the German occupation of Serbia (1941-1945). It is estimated that around 30,000 persons went through this camp, and an estimated 12,000 persons were executed on the location of Bubanj, which is now a big memorial park.

Natural sights of Southeast Serbia:

* Mountains around Nis * The Devil's Town (90 km away from Nis) * Sicevo Canyon (15 km away) * Jelasnica Gorge (15 km away) * Old Mountain national park (90 km away) * Dry Mountain (15 km away) * Rtanj Mountain (50 km away) * Kopaonik Mountain & Ski Resort (110 km away) * Soko Banja Spa Resort (60 km away) * Cerje Cave (25 km away) * Bovan Lake (40 km away) * Vlasina Lake (110 km away) * Felix Romuliana (110 km away)

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Countries I've Visited

Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Macedonia, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland

Countries I've Lived In

Bosnia and Herzegovina, Greece, Montenegro, Russian Federation, Serbia

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