Travel Blogs from Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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BL #23: Drink the Water, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

BL #23: Drink the Water

A travel blog entry by pwong

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... against Muslims, but like anything in the Balkans, it wasn't really that simple - many Serbs chose to remain in Sarajevo and continue the struggle against the aggressors, with their Sarajevan brothers and sisters.  For Sarajevans, it wasn't about ...

It's hard not to be overwhelmed..., Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

It's hard not to be overwhelmed...

A travel blog entry by marktjhung

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... that my feable mind can't even begin to process what I've seen or heard. Don't get the wrong impression - Sarajevo is not a doom and gloom city. The young beautiful people parade around the central hip area whilst the old men shout at each other, ...

the night before, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

the night before

A travel blog entry by bogna

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... łek obwodnicą. ENGLISH: We`d been looking for a place to stay overnight in Sarajevo for over 2 hours. All the hostels and hotels  were full. We even got help from a Canadian girl from ...

Going loco down in Sarajevo!, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

Going loco down in Sarajevo!

A travel blog entry by lucinate

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... waiting for their next story or headlining picture. Apparently it was 300 Deutsche marks per night back then! We found some 'Sarajevo Roses' too which are indentations in the ground where shells exploded. Some of them are filled in with red cement, ...

Welcome to Sarejevo, Sarejevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

Welcome to Sarejevo

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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... 've got loads of photos by the way, but we can't upload them yet, so check back in a bit for bullet riddled buildings and Vinny's beard (The horror). Sarejevo is pretty non-discript during the day. It's just another eastern European city with cafes and ...

BL #24: Have Tea With a Wizard, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

BL #24: Have Tea With a Wizard

A travel blog entry by pwong

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... had today, we really needed to wrap our heads around the very serious subject matter we came across at both the Sarajevo Tunnel Museum, and at Gallery 11/07/95, an exhibit dedicated to the crimes against humanity perpetrated during the Srebenica Massacre. ...

Vrelo Bosna, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

Vrelo Bosna

A travel blog entry by guykb

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... the kiosk and jumped on the number 3 tram that took us on the 12km ride to Ilidza. We passed through some of the outlying suburbs of Sarajevo and got off when the tram terminated in Ilidza. We had no idea where to go when we got off and it struck us that ...

Intermission: Entry No 20!!, Sarejevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

Intermission: Entry No 20!!

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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... " 5 Ace Ventura "Do I have something in my teeth?" Honourable Mentions: Will Farrell, Stiller, Parker & Stone, Ferris Bueller and Groundhog Day. Top 5 Action Films 1 Aliens 2 Predator 3 Hard Boiled 4 Die Hard 5 The Rock Honourable Mentions: ...

Stepping into a War Zone, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

Stepping into a War Zone

A travel blog entry by danblank

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... that there was a war fought a decade ago. Many buildings are bombed out, many are still scattered with bullet holes and the streets of Sarajevo are littered with what are called Sarajevo Roses, the outlines or mortar shells painted in red. The shame of it ...

Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

Sarajevo

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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... .After touring the old town with its cafes, markets, and deliciously hypnotic pastry shops, we headed to the Sarajevo Brewery to sample their product and have a traditional meal.  The restaurant that they built is gorgeous and their beer! Wow.  After a ...

Dobre dan from Boznia & Herzegovina, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

Dobre dan from Boznia & Herzegovina

A travel blog entry by mjozwell

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... gone into restoring this place. However on the back streets there are buildings that are ruined and derilict, all riddled with bullet holes. Our drive to Sarajevo is also beautiful along the Neretva River with a short stop in a peaceful medieval village ...

The Beauty of Bosnia, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

The Beauty of Bosnia

A travel blog entry by susan_g

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Bosnia, well more specifically Sarajevo and Mostar... I will start with Sarajevo given that came first. Set into the mountains Sarajevo is abit of a stunner really, a large sprawling city (alot bigger than I anticipated) its lush green surroundings ...

My Birthday in Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

My Birthday in Sarajevo

A travel blog entry by guykb

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... in the crown of Yugoslavia, the scene of the 1984 Winter Olympics and the place named in one of my favourite songs, Miss Sarajevo by U2. Jess and the girls had arranged a whole bunch of presents for me that they had bought in Turkey -yummy things to eat, ...

Beyond the symbolism, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

Beyond the symbolism

A travel blog entry by segacs

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... it's hard to just think of it as a city. But it is just a city, and a pretty cool one at that. I crossed into Bosnia and Herzegovina on Saturday and spent a night in Mostar. The city was almost completely destroyed during the Balkan war, but massive ...

Balkan War Madness In Bosnia., Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

Balkan War Madness In Bosnia.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... . We probably did not take a lot of notice – after all, these countries are a long way from Australia. Our trip to Bosnia and Hercegovina, (pretty long name for a country – so I’ll just say Bosnia in this blog) plunged us into a history ...

Finding Franz Ferdinand, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

Finding Franz Ferdinand

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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History lesson 1914 Whilst having a tour around Sarajevo, Franz Ferdinand was assassinated, starting WW1 1984 Sarajevo have the Winter Olympics and everyone is happy 1991 - 1994 The war in the part of the former Slavic states Well, I ...

Pipes, Dough Balls and Roses.., Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

Pipes, Dough Balls and Roses..

A travel blog entry by dave-baker

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... we later got back on our bus to head towards our next country and destination, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and more specifically it's capital Sarajevo. No border issues but we arrived in the afternoon to a small hotel issue. Unfortunately ...

Sarajevo is awesome, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

Sarajevo is awesome

A travel blog entry by hamishandkatie

... interesting to talk to. Basically Serbia decided that it wanted to be bigger, so set about taking over Bosnia. The Bosnian serbs also fought for Serbia, and Sarajevo ended up mostly surrounded, apart from an avenue to the south that was kept open by the ...

Sarajevo in the thick of it all, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

Sarajevo in the thick of it all

A travel blog entry by rootsandroutes

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... conflicting experience in Mostar, we embarked on a beautifully serene bus journey through the heart of Bosnia and Herzegovina, slipping through dramatic mountain passes and skirting villages clinging to riverbanks, and arrived in Sarajevo unsure about ...

Dark and sharp mountains, Mostar, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

Dark and sharp mountains

A travel blog entry by williebobs

Wonderful scenery, wonderful people (see issue 14 for ...

Muslim city: Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

Muslim city: Sarajevo

A travel blog entry by juni

... a été presque complètement détruites durant la guerre de 92 a 95 pour les forces Serbes mène par Milosevic. Sarajevo est une ville musulmane, donc tu retrouves des dizaines de mosquées un peu partout. Tu peux apercevoir des dizaines de tours ...

Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

Sarajevo

A travel blog entry by travel_chris

... heard from that again. Too bad... but as you can see this doesn´t stop me from coming back to Bosnia. Germanwings flies to Sarajevo now. Every Wednesday and Saturday a plane leaves from Cologne-Bonn. A ticket costs 44 euro most of the time. If you ...

Hot, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

Hot

A travel blog entry by aaronandmirna

Haggadah, locked down. ...

Sarajevo film festival, summary, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

Sarajevo film festival, summary

A travel blog entry by travel_chris

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... kiosque and ask for 'Ultra start paket'. It will cost 15km and you will have 10km of credit. I called for like 20mins inside Bosnia and sent numerous text messages to Bosnian and Dutch friends. I still have 2km left! Also, the credit will expire after ...

The rain, the park and other things, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

The rain, the park and other things

A travel blog entry by peyton

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... served at the next table look more tempting, but I notice that most remain intact when the diners depart. Finish the evening at a table outside a small bar, sipping travarica and watching Sarajevo walk by as Sinead O'Connor wails 'Nothing Compares 2 ...

Serajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

Serajevo

A travel blog entry by mviglianco

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... Olympic grounds are now cemeteries full of those killed in those three years. Most of the graves I saw were people my age. Bosnia and Sarajevo in particular is probably my favorite place so far. The people are great and it's hard to grasp how they can be ...

Eventful Day / Ereignisreicher Tag, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

Eventful Day / Ereignisreicher Tag

A travel blog entry by infiniteroad

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... Dubrovnik, but have not read the card properly and must thus once too much about the customs. Due to the small sea access of Bosnia and Herzegovina there is a way or again too much. So today I go 3 times to BIH and have a total of 5 border crossing in ...

Sarajevo & Bosnia: Big problems with corruption, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

Sarajevo & Bosnia: Big problems with corruption

A travel blog entry by travel_chris

... a invalid one. Result, a fine!" He said he even called the newspaper for this, cause it gives a bad picture to Sarajevo and Bosnia. No shit, it definitely does...  A Dutch friend of mine who regularly goes to Bosnia because of company visits told me ...

And a city is reborn, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

And a city is reborn

A travel blog entry by papayaprincess

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We have made our way to the capital of Bosnia-Hercegovina, Sarajevo.... And lucky for us, the rain decided to join us!  Not joking it more or less never let up! We toured around the city and inevitably returned to our room to dry off and regain ...

Bosnia, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

Bosnia

A travel blog entry by longwalktour

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... their apartment drinking Bosnian coffee and mineral water, getting to know each other. We talked about our trip, life in the US and in Bosnia and all of our upcoming plans. We were thinking about staying for a couple of nights, which was good with them ...

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