The following excerpt is from an interesting article about a Serbian man who has settled in an abandoned tomb.

There’s no place like home, and for Bratislav Stojanovic, his home is in a tomb.

The homeless Serbian man has been living in an old, seemingly abandoned, cemetery in the southern city of Nis for about 15 years.

“I was afraid in the beginning, but I got used to it in time,” Stojanovic told Reuters. “Now I am more afraid of the living than of the dead.”

Stojanovic settled in the garbage-filled tomb after his home burned down in a fire that also killed his father over two decades ago. The now 40-year-old, who previously worked in construction, found himself without a job or many friends during Serbia’s turbulent departure from communism.

Read the full article – complete with a number of excellent pictures.