Friday Photo: Crooked Bridge

Crooked Bridge -- Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

The Crooked Bridge (Kriva Cuprija) is another beautiful ancient bridge in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina.  It appears to be a smaller version of the larger Old Bridge (Stari Most). The bridge was reconstructed following large flooding in 2000. … [Read more...]

Friday Photo: Stari Most — Mostar

Stari Most -- Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

The famous old bridge in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina.  Built in the 16th century by the Ottomons it survived for hundreds of years until it was destroyed in the Croat-Bosniak war in 1993.  They said the river bled when the bridge collapsed (the river is said to have turned red due the pink mortar used in the construction).  Thankfully through … [Read more...]

Friday Photo: Cafe Tito

Cafe Tito -- Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

It seems to be everyone's favorite former Yugoslavian Dictator...or rather truly the only one who was able to keep Yugoslavia together as one country.  Tito is everywhere in this country, hated by some and loved by many.  However either way the cafe here was a bit oddly place and a bit tongue and cheek in its decor.  I wonder if Tito would have … [Read more...]

Friday Photo: Latin Bridge

Latin Bridge -- Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

It is always interesting whenever you get a chance to see a place of history.  I wasn't sure what I would see when I arrived in Sarajevo and got to see the spot where the spark that set off World War I occurred. … [Read more...]

Seasons Endings and Travel Stories

Downtown Sarajevo - Bosnia and Herzegovina

I recalled that there was an evening bus on to Montenegro from the wall of our hostel in Sarajevo.  Off we went on towards the bus station on the other side of town hoping to go on towards our destination.  For the uninitiated, Bosnia is broken up into two areas, the Bosnia and Herzegovina which everyone is familiar with from the countries name, … [Read more...]