Images from Serbia: Rača Monastery

Around 8 km south of Bajina Bašta is located a Serbian Orthodox Monastery known as Rača Monastery. Built in the Thirteenth Century, this Monastery was a burial place for many Serbian rulers, noblemen and dignitaries. During the Great Turkish War in 1689 the monastery was partially destroyed by the invading Turks and also several times while Serbia was under the…

Keoladeo National Park – Flight of the Painted Stork …

The Painted Stork or the Indian wood stork is a lively colored large wading bird with striking wing patterns. The young are not as colorful as the adult. The adults have a long yellow orange bill and pink legs. They display white plumage with a rose color near the tail feathers. Non-breeding plumage is usually less…