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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
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- Wireless internet connection in room (surcharge)
- Refrigerator in room
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... normal safety conscious us, but at least we are comfortable. PJ hasn't worn a jacket in days, and I am only wearing one to block the sun.
Headed off the island via bridge the comes out on the E65 south of Rijeka. The ride south is quite scenic, if a little conjested, but still possible to get into a nice rhythm. Turned inland at a town called Senj onto the 50 road. This is a seriously nice ride with a real mixture of scenery and an excellent surface. Stopped at ...
... wine to share—we have been told over and over again that the wine in each respective country is award-winning, but we have not been super impressed yet. We fully recognize that this may be because we are buying cheap wine, but we decided to give Bosnia another try since we saw a ton of vineyards around Mostar. It turned out to be really delicious! Especially given that it was about 6 bucks for the liter… For dinner we ...
... a daily basis, they are doing important and meaningful work with little support. They want me to do some lectures and trainings for their students and staff so I will see what I can squeeze into my schedule. Bravo, Zagreb!
As for my daily life, I’ve been working out at a nice gym where all classes are taught in Croatian. I love it. I’m learning a lot of practical vocabulary. I’m still doing Dharma yoga and hot yoga every week as well. Since I only ...
... filled with a bright red resin. At one stage hundreds of these roses "decorated" the city.
Some more hellish driving and the tour finished back at our hostel, having lasted near 5 hours we were thoroughly famished and headed for a local recommendation to get a linner. (for anyone who has travelled you would know the way that eating times vary and often meals morph into composites of the 3 main eating times, linner is the late lunch/early dinner. It is ...
... all at once. Arijan himself was a "war baby" as he was born in 1991 and the siege began in 1992 and lasted until 1995. It's understandable that he wouldn't remember anything from this time, but he does. Arijan shared with us that he remembers the sounds of gun fire and missiles from his earliest years.
Just like many things we've learned about Bosnia so far, the siege of Sarajevo was extremely complex and almost impossible to ever fully ...