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  • Balkan Travel Mission

    I can remember going into the cafeteria of Central Connecticut State University’s New Britain campus to watch an art student paint a mural on the wall protesting the Kosovo war of the late 1990’s. This war in the Balkans was the first real war of my generation. I was just a little smiget of a [...]

  • Hungary Border with Serbia and Romania at Szeged

    I am looking at a glass menagerie inside of an old lady’s home in the borderlands of Hungary. I am thinking about my life up to here. Glass menageries live a tenuous existence until that fateful day when they are smashed into a zillion pieces. As such is a man’s life. When trying and strong [...]

  • Travel from Hungary to Serbia

    I should be leaving Hungary tomorrow. I am going on to Serbia, on to a land that I have never been to before. I am excited. There is no excitement quite like the prospect of crossing a border, the prospect of walking in a place that you have never prior placed a foot or breathed [...]