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... chopped up part of the sidewalk. The city filled them in with red concrete as a remembrance. You can see them all over but this one is right in front of the Cathedral. During the war, the locals called these "Dragon Footprints" and nobody thought of making art out of them.
There was a photography exhibit on the Srebrenica Massacre. That's a Bosnian town where 8,000+ men and boy civilians were rounded up murdered. You can only really call ...
... y vibe. With café’s and boutiques scattered throughout it all seemed very livable and far from Eastern European. After some of the best coffee of the trip we ventured toward Croatia and the town of Motovun. Ljubljana had captured us longer than expected so it was a night drive through Slovenian hillsides until border popped out of nowhere. Patrolled borders are a new thing for us, as Croatia is the first non-schengen country we have ...
... town - although it was quite disquieting to see the bullet holes in quite a few of the buildings on our walk from the bus down to the bridge.
The bridge itself isn't actually that old - though the original one was but due to various circumstances like the first one being made of wood and the next one being almost blown up during the more recent wars, the current one isn't that old at all. However the bridge itself is quite significant marking the ...
... The scenery was beautiful. We were told divers would leap from the bridge into the river below. I am not sure the height of the bridge but it would be a feat no one I know would attempt. Walking across the bridge we saw a man who looked like he was going to take the plunge but he did not. Susan, Raymond and I found a restaurant and had a view of the bridge and the river. Susan kept saying she hoped someone would dive into the river. She ...
... quarters, her husband taught hamish and andy how to jump and they have a book where everyone who has ever jumped writes their name in the book and she got out the old book where hamish and Andys name is written, one of the guys on our tour did the jump so that was really cool to see. Everything is always so rushed on this trip and so we arrived in our ****** hostel where they had crammed four beds no a one bed room and we jumped and the shower ...