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We were due to have an early start today. Breakfast at 6.30 and leave at 7am, however Colleen had her handbag stolen last night so she needed to wait until 7am when the police station opened. Seems this isn't the safest part of the world. Lots of unemployed and still seems to be a bit of unrest amongst the people.
Anyway we set off about …
... running home from school and they heard a grenade be launched into the air; she panicked and froze. Her mother called our and she ran towards her, the grenade landing directly where she stood mere seconds before. Listening to her stories made me incredibly grateful for the peaceful and safe childhood that I had.
Many of the buildings devastated by the war have been repaired, but there is still a lot of work to be done in Sarajevo. Coffee ...
... between Bosniaks, Serbs, and Croats in this country, although Sarajevo is quite multi-cultural and there's less tension here. Having said that, Arijan doesn't think the war in Bosnia and the siege of Sarajevo are completely part of the past. While things stopped due to American intervention, Arijan feels that at some point, Serbian nationals and fighting may return. We hope he is wrong, but Arijan is quite pessimistic about the future of Bosnia, which is disappointing.
Reflective of Bosnian culture and history their is a beautiful mix of religion throughout the city of Sarajevo, as many churches as synagogues, calls to prayer intertwined with church bells heard throughout the city.
I spent the day exploring the rest of the city, walking through the old markets and into the nearby residential area to visit Svrzina Kuca House. The house is typical of Ottoman Architecture from as early as 1640, with the interior representing a ...
... and folk shopping and teenagers coming home from school. Yet the buildings were still scarred with bullet holes and shell impacts. Equally clear was where buildings had been patched up, new concrete or plaster loudly advertising war damage.Slowly but surely the reality of a war fought only one thousand miles away and twenty years ago became all too apparent.
We had come in search of the origins of one war, but found ourselves confronted by the evidence of ...