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Whole day with Edin and his mini bus to southern Herzegovina area of Bosnia. Others on the tour were all Muslim folks, 2 middle aged Turkish guys from Istanbul and 2 younger female relatives who now live in Germany, a wonderful gentle middle aged couple from Bahrain who I spent most time with, and Edin and his guide assistant who were both 20 something Sarajevo locals. Edin was amazing - born in 1992 during the war ...
... the devastation and destruction and why the world let it go on so long.
The other visible reminder of the war were all of the buildings. Many had been blown up and abandoned to the point where trees were now growing inside. Others just had big chunks of wall missing in some areas, or a series of bullet holes. And the ones that looked fresh and new looked that way because they were rebuilt recently due to the destruction of the war.
But there is more ...
... the minaret, shopped, walked over the bridge, had lunch and then headed out for Split, Croatia. Split is the second largest city in Croatia. Diocletian, the retired roman emperor chose the seaside area known as Split as his place of retirement and built himself a fortress/palace in the late 3rd/early 4th century AD. After we arrived in split we walked along the seafront and stopped for a pizza and beer. We plan to explore the palace tomorrow after a good nights ...
... walking the town and stuffing our faces we went back to her place for a cold beer that turned into 3... After finally cooling off and the heat of the day dissipating I went to pay our tab.... " all free friends... You stay with Marshall !! No problem"... Sweet! We slept like rocks... In the morning we got up and had fabulous breakfast with REAL coffee! OMG it was awesome. None of the tiny espresso with a **** of milk ..real big cups of Joe with too much milk and ...
... down and the screaming might have faded but 20 years on a war still rages in Mostar.
The town itself is divided nearly completely down the middle by the natural boarder created by the Mostar River, many think this was the front line during the war however it wasn't. Now days it separates what is called the Bosnian side of Mostar from the Croat side, children grow up not crossing the river and generational bigotry is passed down (personally much more ...