Villa Via Pacis
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... and wonderful capital Ljubljana.
Being a small group we were able to be flexible with our plans and took a diversion into Bosnia because Leda, who's a Catholic, wanted to visit Medugorje "where the Virgin Mary appeared to children."
Our tour was a wonderful success with classy hotels, bright sunshine, wonderful roads and a myriad of interesting places to explore.
... try and go out in the early afternoon after the rain let up, a bit, but remained inside and got up to speed a bit more on the history of Bosnia and the surrounding countries. Some of the craziest facts I found were in some documentaries I found on YouTube about the Yugoslav Wars. My god, what a horrible time for these people. From what I mentioned yesterday, it was long and complex. The Slovenian secession was the first and least ...
... down and the screaming might have faded but 20 years on a war still rages in Mostar.
The town itself is divided nearly completely down the middle by the natural boarder created by the Mostar River, many think this was the front line during the war however it wasn't. Now days it separates what is called the Bosnian side of Mostar from the Croat side, children grow up not crossing the river and generational bigotry is passed down (personally much more ...
... Bosnian Christians don't visit it on pilgrimage but Croatian Christians do. He showed us a bird's eye view of the street that acted as the front line during the war and how the mountain was an important spot to be in control of as there was a clear view of the city and the front line. He showed us the markers on the side of the mountain where land mines are still yet to be cleared and pointed out the bunkers where snipers hid and watched the streets. And finally he pointed out ...
... by the Croats who walled them off from all contact with necessities of life. It was neighbor against neighbor bringing such tragedy to a once peaceful and very cultured place.
Since the 90's, the city has recovered and rebuilt, with the beautiful replaced cobbled stoned streets, minarets, the gorgeous Neretva River, and the UNESCO repaired Old Bridge. The ...