Wednesday, September 12, 2012
But how did a likeness of the Italian Stallion get here?
Briefly, the little town Zitiste (ZHEE-tee-shtay), about 55k (33 miles) north of Belgrade, said the statue of Rocky was needed to give the village a more positive image because the town Zitiste had suffered serious damage from floods and landslides, earning it a reputation for being jinxed.And so, in 2007, up came Rocky.
You can read more about the statue on this link.
I am not superstitious, but believe that Zitiste, despite Rocky, still brings bad luck. When I pulled over on the main road (entirely deserted) through town, and then pulled away, a policeman stopped me and threatened me with a traffic violation, because I was 'parked' on the intersection..... I managed to get away with a warning. So maybe Rocky brings good luck after all.
See more I's at ABC WEDNESDAY.
This post is a double-header, since I am using this photo for SKYWATCH and for James' WEEKEND REFLECTIONS. Here we see the reflectio...