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Better than Starbucks

Small cabin on Mt. Vlasic has a handwritten sign in Serbo-Croatian announcing coffee and tea

A wooden picnic table under a ancient tree near the better than Starbucks coffeehouse awaits customers, is covered with a rain soaked plastic white tablecloth. The transition in the aftermath of war with the ever growing weekend houses being built on Mt. Vlasic has extended to opening up opportunities that align with westerner values.

Mt. Vlasic housed the 1984 Winter Olympics and the American SFOR troops after the Balkan war.


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