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... nearly 1500 days and just under 5000 civilians were killed. There was widespread destruction of property and infrastructure. Probably the worst aspect was the intentional targeting of non-combatants: mortars were dropped on markets and snipers shot at people in the street. Leaving your apartment to obtain water and food and fuel ran the risk of death from sniper fire. Crossing the street and going shopping was dicing with death. Markets became targets. It sounds absurd. ...
Today a guy I met in the hostel in Split ended up in the same hostel as me here. Together with a bunch of Portuguese guys who had driven here from Vienna we went on a walking tour. Our guide, Nemo, was 28 years old and had started a masters degree but dropped out when he realized it was not going to help his employment prospects. Apparently in Bosnia the only way for young people to get a job is through money or connections, and there have been so many stories of people paying ...
... We both continue laughing for a while. (Over Friendly driver... i think to myself)
After a bit i see him looking at me again in the mirror.... and i'm thinking BRACE YOURSELF MINI here it comes again and come it sure does. Why you coming to Sarajevo? (verbatim) I reply, i don't know, (i think theres no point talking about resilience etc etc)
You don't know and you come so far- you are crazy... you are crazy -very crazy and he bursts out laughing, a child ...
I am not going to write anything about Sarajevo because whatever I would say would not do it justice. We were supposed to arrive in Sarajevo the next day, well-rested after a good night's sleep and spend some time getting to know the city. Instead, we got there about 3:00 PM, hot and tired and in no mood to deal ...