Hostel & Guest House Bistrik

Garaplina 14a, 71000, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina | Hotel
Prices starting from $38.00

Travel Blogs from Sarajevo

Going to Sarajevo

A travel blog entry by ejm56


... conflict, and we were seeing the landscape littered with the debris of people's lives: dozens and dozens of broken homes standing in mute testimony. Many, I guess, were abandoned and never returned to. I fear that people died within their destroyed homes. I suspect that there is not a lot of money around for rebuilding. Whatever the reason, the remains of war were very much in evidence.We drove through a medium sized town. It was a town just like you would expect, with ...

Bosnia & Herzegovina - Sarajevo

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo


... was arrested immediately, imprisoned for 20 years originally but he died after 4 years from TBC in Terezin (Czech Republic). As a consequence the WWI started – Austro-Hungarian Empire declared war on Serbia, Russia declared war on Austro-Hungarion Empire (since they were trying to protect Serbia) and Germany declared war on Russia (since they were trying to protect Austro-Hungarian Empire).

After returning from 1914 we passed by At Mejdan which is an ...


A travel blog entry by sheppa80


... slim pickings, but the tunnels sounded interesting. The tunnels are a collection of underground pathways that went under the Sarajevo airport and provided a way for refugees to get to the safe zone outlined by the UN. The tunnels have been accredited for saving thousands of lives and would have been great to see but they were closed until Monday. The bobsled track sounded pretty cool too, until we found out that there is in fact not much of the track left as the Serbian soldiers ...

Rolling in Couchsurfing Magic

A travel blog entry by annaguthrie


My time here in the Balkans will soon be coming to a close and it is certainly going out with a bang- thanks to so much awesome Couchsurfing magic with beautiful people (cue cheesy/hippy music that we sang along with all week- something like 'We Are Family,' or maybe ‘Rolling in the Deep’).

I have been hanging out with Couchsurfers from my first night in Sarajevo. The Couchsurfing community here is so active and awesome. We have ...

Sarajevo to Dubrovnik

A travel blog entry by lizmcconnell


... mortar shell holes that have been filled with a red resin. These are called Sarajevo Roses. People earn between $550 and $25,000 a year, so there is not a lot of money for people to survive on, let alone repair damage to buildings. Our guide emphasised the need for the young people to receive education and travel, as they are very confused about the war and what it means now. He pleaded for other nations, not to give money (as money leads ...

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This hotel, located on Garaplina 14a, 71000, Sarajevo, is near Vrbas River, Una, City Bus Sarajevo Tours, and Fortress.
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