Josh Friedman kicks off a trip around the former Yugoslavia at beautiful Lake Bled, Slovenia. How does Lake Bled contrast with the former Yugoslavia as a whole? Also, how might it be a symbol of the good old Yugoslavia, for which some people are still nostalgic?
At the moment, what's making headlines in the region, and from where can you expect to be seeing reports during this trip?
Even if Balkan conflicts are of no interest to you, you can gaze at the beauty and the boaters at Slovenia's majestic Lake Bled:
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