Travel Blogs from Sarajevo
... the direction of the hotel. And then suddenly, we were there. We had found the spot where the Archduke and Sophie were murdered; literally round the corner from our hotel and on a junction that we had already driven through two or three times. As they say, we were so near and yet so far.
What happened next was far from a foregone conclusion. Princip was flustered and uncertain whether to go for bomb or pistol. He chose the latter, firing off two shots at point ...
... by filling the holes with red plastic resin. This public art is a statement of enduring strength and survival.
Sarajevo is rebounding with an infusion of investment dollars, mostly from EU countries, to fund reconstruction and with tourists who are interested in learning about the rich cultural and religious diversity that makes this city fascinating. The ancient mosques and churches have or are being restored. Coppersmiths ...
... up right in time for my security check, which is quite a breeze in this small informal airport. Before long i'm landing in Sarajevo and the entire landscape through watery eyes looks like a watercolor painting.
Majda the lady from the hotel told me this "Your friendly driver will be waiting for you at the airport" O ok good.... i'm not feeling very friendly with this cold right now maybe he will share some good cheer. Meet Tarik, - 6'2" and solidly built ...
Hello everyone! A couple of days ago, I received an email from the awesome country coordinators in Madagascar (Austin and Tanya) with my site placement for YAGM! I cannot explain my excitement upon hearing the news!
Just the evening before receiving the email, a fellow future MAD YAGM named Molly and I, were talking about how badly we wanted to hear some news… any news! We felt that people going to allllllllllll the other ...
... city became the place for Serbian tanks as they shelled the city.
That night at the hostel we met people who happened to know Josh from Kotor: the world is small.
On the second day we awoke to bright sunlight and decided to make our way up to the Vratnik Citadel and the White and Yellow Bastions. This ended up being more difficult than expected. We wandered up and down alleyways and then finally found it. But there was little there: crumbling graffitied walls and ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Italia Sarajevo
Good hotel good price. Safe place for bikes. 3 euro with the taxi to downtown.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.