Travel Blogs from Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Day Trip to Mostar, Bosnia, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

Day Trip to Mostar, Bosnia

A travel blog entry by millervilles

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... shops that lead to the world famous Old Bridge. Build by the Ottomans in the 1500's it has been the defining landmark of Mostar and even Bosnia. The bridge spans across the river and stands about 60 or 70 feet over the water below, were members of a ...

Something a little different, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

Something a little different

A travel blog entry by ruth.parent

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... ease of international travel. Sorry, but there is a need for another quick history lesson. The war in Bosnia-Herzegovina was longer, more intensive, and more wide-spread than in other locations, and the current peace is viewed as the most fragile in ...

Back at hostel, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

Back at hostel

A travel blog entry by patrick_viajero

Mostar - an unforgettable experience, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

Mostar - an unforgettable experience

A travel blog entry by jacquelinerose

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... the freedom of Mostar. Jeke explained the prominence of the fleur-de-lys on the Bosnian shield, the anthem of the new Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the new flag chosen by the EU to represent the country. He mentioned that half of his high school graduating ...

Arrivée en Bosnie-Herzegovine, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

Arrivée en Bosnie-Herzegovine

A travel blog entry by vent-dest

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... en 2004, tout comme une bonne partie de la vieille ville, grâce à des financements internationaux. La visite de Mostar m’a rapidement mise mal à l’aise, malgré l’indéniable beauté du pont. En connaissant les grandes lignes de ...

Rebuilding, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

Rebuilding

A travel blog entry by maddinames

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... aged woman and her aged father, who were on their way to Sarajevo and seemed to enjoy the ride. We arrived in Mostar at 7pm and expected to see lots of hostel signs and places offering backpacker accommodation. We had, however, incorrectly judged the city ...

Leaving Rick Steves behind...., Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

Leaving Rick Steves behind....

A travel blog entry by mskinner96

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... town dotted with minarets, and when I used my first squat toilet of the trip. This lasted until we wandered into Mostar's old town and saw the bazillion day trippers standing atop its famous Stari Most. Anyway, we enjoyed Mostar - we ate some great ...

Mostar, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

Mostar

A travel blog entry by phileus_fogg

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... in 1993 and rebuilt in 2004. As my Lonely Planet describes "If Paris has the Eiffel Tower then Mostar has Stari Most". The nearby Museum of Herzegovina had an interesting 15 minute movie on the bridge, including actual footage of the bridge's destruction ...

Day trip to Mostar, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

Day trip to Mostar

A travel blog entry by katyandjames

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... in the middle of nowhere, that gets hundreds of thousands of visitors each year on religious pilgrimages. While the majority of Bosnia and Herzegovina is Muslim, this town is Catholic and is famous for alleged sightings of the Virgin Mary in the 80's. The ...

Bosnia and Hercegovina: Mostar, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

Bosnia and Hercegovina: Mostar

A travel blog entry by missjuliapowell

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... it. We are now on our way to Montenegro with Mike the Canadian. We plan on seeing Sarajevo and other parts of Bosnia and Hercegovina and a later time. It's been an memorial trip, we found it tough being confronted with the horrors of the recent war but we ...

Day in Mostar, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

Day in Mostar

A travel blog entry by frankage04

Today we were in Mostar. It's was such a unique town. On one side they have the old city, which was perfectly preserved in it's old-school charm. Then there is the new side of the city which was badly destroyed in the civil war not ten years ago. It ...

Touristtrap Mostar, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

Touristtrap Mostar

A travel blog entry by mariekebrinks

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... . Vooral omdat het voor onze begrippen niets kost. Gedurende de hele tijd was het personeel het asfalt aan het sproeien............ In Mostar hadden we een hostel geboekt. Uber grappig want we zaten gewoon bij mensen thuis. Hostel heeft een heel goed naam ...

Old Town, Old Bridge, Koskin-Mehmed Pasha's Mosque, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

Old Town, Old Bridge, Koskin-Mehmed Pasha's Mosque

A travel blog entry by neverland

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Abstecher nach Bosnien und Herzegowina, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

Abstecher nach Bosnien und Herzegowina

A travel blog entry by mangelmutant

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Im Neretva Delta verlassen wir die kroatische Küste und betreten mit Bosnien nun das 5te Land auf unserer Reise. Erstes Ziel ist Mostar mit der alten Brücke "Stari Most", die Im Bosnienkrieg sehr umkämpft war. Von hier geht es jetzt weiter Richtung ...

Mostar - Bosnia-Herzegovina, Mostar,  Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

Mostar - Bosnia-Herzegovina

A travel blog entry by tanseys

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Bosnia-Herzegovina (BiH) is a region of contrast. It seems to be the poor cousin of Croatia. There are the beautiful quaint European cobbled streets and modern buildings side by side with bombed out shells and ruins. A stark reminder of the war that was ...

Mostar, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

Mostar

A travel blog entry by buksie88

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Mostar, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

Mostar

A travel blog entry by michalex19

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Mostar, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

Mostar

A travel blog entry by griftymcgrift

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Zoes Gelato tour of Europe, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

Zoes Gelato tour of Europe

A travel blog entry by tanseys

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... Complete and utter disappointment! MY GELATO TIPS So far I have tried coconut, strawberry, kinder, ferero rochere, snickers, caramel and chocolate. Kinder you can actually taste the surprise it's great. Ferero is just like the chocolate. Caramel ...

Mostar.....Reality Check, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

Mostar.....Reality Check

A travel blog entry by chuckh

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... bus in Mostar. One young American couple did get off. In the bus station we struck up a conversation. She was a native of Bosnia and knew the language. Whewww. That was a relief. She helped in finding the luggage storage and information about a bus ...

Half Day Trip to Mostar, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

Half Day Trip to Mostar

A travel blog entry by tyga

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... off outside a church a short walk from the Old Town of Mostar. We spent the next 2 hours wandering around the streets of Mostar taking in the sights such as the Old Bridge, the Karadzozbeg Mosque and the war damaged buildings. At 1.30pm Tomislav drove us ...

another town that was destroyed, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

another town that was destroyed

A travel blog entry by alister.bland

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... couple of differences though. The hills surrounding it are quite barren. Very rocky with very little vegetation on them. And, the river that flows through Mostar is really nice. The photos tell the story. And you can swim in it. Mostar was also ...

History live and in life., Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

History live and in life.

A travel blog entry by zerah

Mostar, Bosnia.  27th. We took the ancient train through the mountains to the old village of Mostar, beautiful ride. You may know the town from the bridge diving tradition that's been going on for the last few hundred years from when the Turks had ...

Mo-re of Mostar, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

Mo-re of Mostar

A travel blog entry by abergsma

... from Korea and he was supposed to meet some German guys he met on the bus at 9pm for some drinks.  I wanted to go and see Mostar at night (because the lights in cities are always so pretty) so he came with me and we eventually found the bar where he ...

Mostar, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

Mostar

A travel blog entry by shultz

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Our first stop in Bosnia and Herzegovina is the city of Mostar. With Turkish influences able to still be seen in the architecture and tasted in the food, coffee and sweet treats, Mostar feels like a big step south-east from everywhere else we have been ...

Wow it's hot in Herzegovina!, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

Wow it's hot in Herzegovina!

A travel blog entry by balkans2009

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... !  The ride was spectacular through mountain scenery.  Shortly after the town of Konjic we officially left Bosnia and entered Herzegovina.  Immediately it became clear what the difference is -- the vegetation changed and the climate became ...

I reckon I'll spend one more day here..., Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

I reckon I'll spend one more day here...

A travel blog entry by patrick_viajero

... that I waved back.  Anyway, I just loved that I was such a novelty to them.  It made the stares from people from the cafe across from us seem like nothing.... ... Back in Mostar, Tessa and I went to the sniper tower and took a look ...

Things just always seem to work out perfectly, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

Things just always seem to work out perfectly

A travel blog entry by nigel.terrea

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... the 3 of us went. Once at the station, we were told that they only had 2 seats available for the 7 hour bus to Mostar, Bosnia. Feeling a bit disappointed but willing to let Sam take the place and us stay behind in Kotor for another night, the ticket ...

"Funniness" in Mostar

A travel blog entry by justln

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We met a guy on Brac who had been traveling around for a year. He had just come from Mostar, Bosnia & Herzegovina and told us that it was "funny." I assumed, like all Europeans and non-English speakers that he meant Mostar was "fun", not "funny." But ...

Mostar, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina travel blog

Mostar

A travel blog entry by mustexplore

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