Serbia 6 October: Jagodina - Smederevo

the sun was hiding, but not the people

From the morning on we had children running with us...

Greetings from the locals...

We arrived together at the school in Lapovo...

...the school's principal welcomed us...

..the kids prepared a cute performance...

...we admired some acrobatic dancing...

..there has to be a traditional dance...

Guess what country I come from?

They gave us the best refreshments for runners...

The kids didn't wanna stop running...

...Autumn flowers are blossoming...

At the beginning of Velika Plana we had the next crowd waiting for us..

The mayor of Velika Plana received the torch...

..and gave us a handshake in return...

A praise for our Serbian runners...

The best karate team comes from here...

The show was convincing...

The Karate team released a Peace Run baloon...

The coach and a young champion...

Thanks for the nice welcome!

(Eye) -popping refreshments..

Many thanks for the great organisation!

...our boys-team in action...

We met this great athletic club at the beginning of Smederevska Planka...

They ran enthusiastically for many kilometers through the whole city....

The mayor of Smederevska Planka (on the right...)

and his speach

..a lovely team...

Is Serbia your favorite country?

I can feel peace!

Thank you for the warm welcome!

Welcome to my kingdom...

Can I take a photo with you?

..sure...

...our last runing towards Smederevo...

...this dog become our friend...

...and ran with us for 9 km!

...we got apples from this lovely family...

...and a well deserved refreshment for the dog...

We took a sidetrip to near Belgrade and visited the Nikola Tesla Museum. A great change for the usual program on the Peace Run...

...experiments with wireless energy-transfer...