In 2014 I joined a cricket team from North Wales, Carmel CC, on an unusual cricket tour – to the Former Yugoslavia. Two years later, some of my photographs from our game at the Surnikovo ground in the Slovenian Alps, against Mežica CC, have been included in Brian Levison ‘s new book Remarkable Cricket Grounds.
A video from a match at Mežica Cricket Club in the Slovenian Alps…
The song that the musicians are playing is called Ðurđevdan, by the band Bijelo dugme. The song is a cover of the popular Romani folk song ‘Ederlezi’, which was made famous by Goran Bregović. (The panorama of Ljubljana’s Old Town begins about a minute into the video…)
Expedia Sweden got in touch with me this week for an interview about my travels. The post appears in the Möt en resenär (‘Meet a traveller’) section of their blog at expedia.se – the English version comes after the Swedish, on the same page.