Herceg Etno selo Medjugorje
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... leading to the total destruction of 95% of the town and the destruction of the Stari Most, which was first attacked by the Serbs and then finally the Croats managed to collapse it in 1993 (legend has it that it took 60 shells to finally bring it down). The Stari Most was rebuilt in 2004 and most of the old town in its immediate vicinity has been restored using European money (guilt money), but only a block back from the bridge the damage is still very much ...
After breakfast, we started out to Ston, famous for its oysters n seafood. Ston n Mali Ston (i,e., Ston n Little Ston) are connected by a "wall-of-China-like" rampart walling in both towns. It supposedly takes 45 minutes to walk the rampart between the two towns, which we plan to do. The drive on this part of the peninsula starts out far more mountainous than yesterday ("Yankee. Doodle" terrain, Linda), winding up n down through the ...
... Hence, the name Mostar. This bridge stood intact for 427 years until it was destroyed in 1993 during the Balkan war for independence at the break up of Yugoslavia. Today, the bridge has been rebuilt to match exactly the original structure.
We arrived in Mostar in mid-morning with the intention of spending some time there and touring the Old ...
... not much more than a one street town (the bit of interest) and quite touristy. Its nice but I don't think it's a town worth going out of your way to see. But as I am passing by this way...............................
Mostar, like Sarajevo it is set in a valley. There are a 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 ...
... and the day-trippers go back to Sarajevo or onto Croatia, then Mostar is very nice. Then, you can walk freely and experience the winding cobbled paths as they bring you riverside or around a corner into a traditionally stylized structure. Also, the bridge lit-up at night makes for a pretty sight.
So, nothing spectacular and not so much fun in the daytime, but Mostar is worth a stay for the night scenery.