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Tara, Serbia’s westernmost national park

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... Serbia is not a typical tourist destination.We find it hard to accept that the war in the area had been over for one and a half decades. ...
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Photo: © Béla Szabó

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... The Serbian cuisine is typically meat-lover, roast meat are characteristic but they also eat lots of vegetables as garnish or salad.They use pork, beef, lamb and goat-meat as raw material. ...
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... During our talk he invited us to return if we want another times too.Taking the opportunity we have visited the region three times already to enjoy the hospitality of the national park. ...
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Photo: © Béla Szabó

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... At some of its points the yawning chasm is almost 000 metres deep below us.In the canyon of Drina at some points the river is hardly wider than 100 meters and the peaks above our heads are 700 or 800 meters high. ...
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... The unique species of the mountain is the Serbian Spruce or Pančićeva omorika.It was discovered and named by the Serbian botanist Josif Pančićn in 1855. ...
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... The first foresters arrived at the mountain area in 1872 and decades of forestry slowly thinned out the dense forests.In order to stop that, efforts were made in 1950 to declare the area protected but the establishment of the national park was realised only in 1981. ...
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Photo: © Béla Szabó

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... Thanks to the cooperation the national park published a calendar this year illustrated with the works of Béla Szabó, Irén Becker and Uros Petrovics.At the same time the calendar participated in the Calendar Competition of the Art Managers’ Club of Serbia where the publication received a special prize.. ...
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... As the next phase of the cooperation the two authors plan an exhibition in Serbia to show the treasures of the Tara National Park through the lenses of Hungarian photographers.We also plan a series of exhibition from the Tara pictures in Hungary too. ...
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... Text and pictures: Béla Szabó . ...
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