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... from Poland, a woman from Taiwan, a woman from Holland, Matt, a French tour guide from Normandy, a Canadian from the Northwest Territories, and a Finn. Of all the stereotypes you could make, Deanne and I both agreed on the Finn. They're known as the shy, quiet type and that guy was totally Finnish!
We found a pub and were the only ones in it all night. What a blast. I had a great conversation with Roman, the French guy about ...
... probably not the last) where it seems okay to light up cigarettes at the petrol station. No mate, it is not. After some verbal cross culture jousting most men finally obliged, often with a carless flick of the lit butt in a random petroleum filled direction. Back to the point, the hype of Lake Bled was well worth it. Snuggled between the mountain ranges and holding a delicate church on its
central island it is well worth the trip. We were able ...
... can be found all across the city. It is sometimes difficult to remember Bosnia was a war-torn country only two decades ago and that the relationship among the Muslim Bosniaks, Orthodox Serbs, and Catholic Croats is still turbulent. Yet, I was pleasantly surprised by the Sarajevo city-center. The town is lively and colorful and the people are friendly and inviting. I am definitely looking forward to the rest of my trip.
Needless to say, the survival of both Mostar and Sarajevo were brought to light to us. Both cities introduced us to active participants in a war that usually made little more than a short update on the inside pages of our newspapers. A major reason for our travelling surfaced here.
Return to happier times in our next blog as we visit, Split, Croatia.
... much to our disgust, we wanted snow!
Our hotel on the mountain Jahorina was lovely, it sat very close to the chair lifts which were only a short distance. If there was
actually some snow this would have been perfect!! We were about a half hour drive from the city of Sarajevo.
Every night in the
bar there was a live band that played great music, so we would enjoy a