These Photos Show A Fast Disappearing Way Of Serbian Life

September 3, 2014 12:46 AM

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These Photos Show A Fast Disappearing Way Of Serbian Life

Serbia is experiencing a huge migration of people from the countryside to cities. With almost three-quarters of households employed in agriculture living below the poverty line, villages are dying, and many younger rural residents, especially in the south, are migrating to Belgrade and other cities of the north in search of work and other opportunities. But in places, some traditional customs and ways of life remain.

Slavko Jokic, 49, a vet in the village of Mokrin, pretends to be one of the local shepherds whose sheep he helps to keep in good health.

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