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... spectacular and wading through the lakes on the makeshifts footpaths won’t be forgotten anytime soon. With a quick dry off back at the guesthouse we then headed off en route to Split with a vanload full of soaking wet clothes.
We spent the night just outside of Split in the local shopping center car park. McDonalds nearby provided facilities as was well as the ability to see Geelong lose to Hawthorn, marking a low point in our ...
... luckier to even be sitting together. Most of the other passengers sat in the aisle as the bus was pretty much full already. Finally we eventually rolled into Sarajevo well over an hour late and not quite sure how we were going to get to our accommodation as the host hadn't messaged us back at all. Turned out she was waiting with her dad at the station for us not really looking too impressed with our lateness but what can you do. I had tried to text her but the messages hadn't ...
... over the old part of the city. From what I gathered he'd been a bit of a wild child in his youth and been a member of the Communist Party and dabbled in various religions but now was married and dedicated to being a tour guide and promoting his city and his country to all visiting tourists. His style was verging on flippant some of the time and at others really passionate - definitely didn't fit the mould of the average city tour guide but certainly made for ...
... inside we found a friendly staff and a warm, cosy, clean space. Phew. Our rooms were on the top floor of a four-story walk up (in NYC parlance), and we shared the floor with six ladies from Istanbul.
On our first evening, we wandered around the old city, which felt like a little Istanbul and tasted a well-known Bosnian snack called pida, We bought three – respectively stuffed with cheese, chicken and potato. Kind of like spanakopita with different ...
... craters in buildings or pavement were a number of people were killed. The shell hole has been filled with red epoxy hence the name Sarejevo star. Ilda took us to the hand dug tunnel below the airport runway which was built to get supplies from the demilitarised sector of the city. This tunnel operated with in meters of the Serbian military presence around the airport. Ilda then took us for traditional Bosnian Coffee and baklava. The rest of the day was spent wandering the ...