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Serbia: Gastarbeiters’ Houses

Nothing Against Serbia posts photos of the migrant workers’ houses in Eastern Serbia and explains the “Gastarbajterske Kuće” phenomenon:

[...] the effort to make money in the West (under arduous circumstances) has to be showed off back home as a reward for the hassle! [...] The houses itself are made with expensive materials and fittings, the land where they stay is usually worth just a couple of dinars. The biggest part of them are occupied only for a month during the summer. [...]

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