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EUROPEAN TUR KEY,
THROUGH BOSNIA, SERVIA, BUL.GARIA, MACEDONIA,
A HOMEWARD TOUR THROUGH HUNGARY AND THE SLAvoNIAN PRovinces of
BY EDMUND SPENCE R, ESQ.
Author of “THAvels IN cincAssia,” “TRAvels IN THE westean caucasus,” etc.
IN TWO WOLUMES.
C O I, B U R N AND CO., PUBLISH E R S,
Arrival in Servia—Belgrade—First impressions—Passports— Han—Sketches of the town—Public promenade—Costume of the inhabitants—Wisit to the Pacha of Belgrade—An awkward retreat—Preparations for a tour in the Land of the Crescent . - - - - - 9
First day's journey in Servia—Miseries of the han—Sketches of the inhabitants—Their villages and hamlets—Aspect of the country—Arrival at Hassan-Pacha-Palanka—How to procure a supper—A characteristic scene—Anecdotes of the Servian War of Independence—Prince Milosh and Tzerni George— Intrigues of Russia in Servia —Tragical death of Tzerni George—Traits characteristic of the Servians—Servian warsong - - - - - - 29
Description of Servia—Wild aspect of its forests—Swineherds—
Abundance of game—German traveller—Arrival at Jagodin—
l)escriptive sketches of Servia–Roads—Turkish fortresses—
Route from Belgrade to Widin–Semendria—Singular foun-
Historical sketch of the Slavonians—Character of the Servians
—Their nationality—Present and future prospects—Affinity
Warlike tendencies of the Servian nationality—Contrast between
them and the Greeks—Sketches illustrative of their character