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... hammams, and bazaars. Although much of it was heavily damaged during the war, in the twenty years since the old town has been fixed up nicely again. Much of the money for rebuilding the mosques and affiliated religious buildings has come from other Muslim countries, including to my surprise Indonesia. The old town is quite appealing overall, but it somehow doesn’t truly feel old because so much of it is a reconstruction of what was destroyed in the 1990s.
... where the Archduke and his wife were photographed just moments before their untimely death, before making our way to the old city.
The old city has a very distinct Ottoman feel, with the Turkish markets and food, cosy shops and towering minarets. And yet, just down the street is the westernised High Street with a completely different feel, with the cathedrals on side streets. We then headed ...
... of Bosnia). Lots of history lessons today. We stopped at a small market for a quick break and had some delicious Gelato! As we drove up to old town Sarajevo it was surprisingly similar to a modern city until we hit the old town. We drove past many interesting bridges including one built by the man who built the Eifel Tower and another that was the location of Ferdinand's assassination that started World War 1. Our hotel here ...
... t cancel again, so…check out the pictures! The boys persevered over flooded walkways, many areas were closed, and we drove through towns that were completely covered in water, our little car at risk of floating away. The fog was so dense everyone was driving scared through baby villages all flooded and cold. But tickets were half price and the colors in the rain and fog were pretty extraordinary. We got to eat pork freshly roasted on the spit in our little ...
... body of water is surrounded by campground after campground, all open for only two months of the year and obviously in the stages of winding down. We found some nice French neighbours to park next to for the night and enjoy 50c beers at the local.
We had to say goodbye to Hungary but not to lakes as we drove into Slovenia en route to the famous and picturesque Lake Bled. Quick rant about Slovenia, it is the first ...