Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bjelušine

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  • Day10

    Stary Most (Mostar)

    August 31 in Bosnia and Herzegovina ⋅ ⛅ 28 °C

    10.Stage: (RijekaC.-Sarajevo)
    P1-Kotor-Perast-P11// PassStraße nach Dobrota / KreuzfahrtSchiffe im Fjord, Bergstraße zur Grenze.
    Zweiter Crowd-Split:
    Statt (gem. Roadbook) nach Sarajevo
    sind wir mit Elko nach Mostar gefahren.
    Wunderschöne Altstadt, nette Caffees,
    Brückenspringer mit Zeitspielvertrag
    und Brautpaare im FotoStress.
    Mostar - absolut eine Reise wert!
    AbendEssen @Blagaj/sehr ramontitsch!
    Dann fettes Gewitter und wir (auf UmleitungsUmwegen) unterwegs zum Meer, wo die Anderen auf uns warten. Spätes Bad im warmen Wasser der Adria...
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  • Day16

    Mostar: Cultural Crossings

    June 13 in Bosnia and Herzegovina ⋅ 🌫 82 °F

    In Mostar, we continued learning about the three ethnicities and cultures that lived together peacefully for centuries until the wars of the 1990s that were driven by politicians who used the religious and cultural differences to promote their agendas. Today our guide Adisa took us on a walking tour of the city. Like the villages we visited yesterday, this city was 90% destroyed in the war, but is rebuilding. You see bombed out buildings next to newly reconstructed hotels. Adisa too had stories about living in Mostar as a teenager during the war, walking five miles to the hills at night to ask at each house for food because it wasn't safe during the day. Her brother was turned over to the Croats and put in a concentration camp by his childhood friend.
    The most iconic feature in Mostar is the beautiful Stari Most, or Old Bridge. The original bridge, built in 427, was another casualty of war. The original stones were retrieved from the river and the bridge was reconstructed with assistance from UNESCO and the international community. It reopened in 2008.
    We were able to visit a mosque that had been restored, and a traditional 16th century Turkish house that was mostly unharmed from the grenades. Of course, we enjoyed more coffee, tea and Turkish Delight sweets in the peaceful courtyard. On the way from the city of Mostar, we stopped at a Serbian Orthodox monastery. Although there has been a monastery here for 400 years, the last one was destroyed, so the existing one was reconstructed, using as much of the original stone as possible. A young monk explained the history of the chapel and the Orthodox service.
    As Americans, we read or heard about the wars in Bosnia, but seeing the results almost 30 years later and hearing personal stories helps to put in perspective how senseless it is. Adisa and Edin are near the ages of our girls, so it struck my heart what a different life they had. Our guide Darija, who is a little older, shared her perspective as well. Of course, she remembers that time, as a teenager in Zagreb. But her feeling is that it is time to stop talking about it so that today's young people will be able to look forward instead of past. One thing that all three share is a mistrust of all politicians! It did make me think about some of the political craziness happening in the USA right now.
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  • Sep1

    Mostar

    September 1 in Bosnia and Herzegovina ⋅ ⛅ 34 °C

    Es war eine wunderschöne, aber eben seehr heiße Fahrt am Neretva Fluss entlang von Sarajevooooooooooo nach Mostar, vorbei am Jablanica Stausee durch wild zerklüftete Berge aus denen einzelne Felsen herausragen - vielen Freizeitverlustierungsmöglichkeiten und Aussichtsrestaurants, wo man überall Spanferkel essen sollte .
    Jedenfalls sind wir nun in Mostargelandet, haben und durch die Stadt geschwitzt und sitzen nu schön im im Schatten, direkt vor der Sprungbrücke und warten auf den nächsten Hops.
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  • Day63

    Mostar

    July 24 in Bosnia and Herzegovina ⋅ ⛅ 34 °C

    Magnifique petite ville, mais nous subissons la chaleur comme le reste de l'Europe... direction un petit havre de paix au calme et près d'un point d'eau pour une nuit plus fraîche. Nous rencontrons une adorable petite chatte qui ne nous quittera pas jusqu'au lendemain...je quitte le lieu le cœur serré.

    Beautiful little town, but we suffer the heat like the rest of Europe ... direction a quiet haven and near a water point for a cooler night. We meet an adorable little cat that will not leave us until the next day ... I leave the place with a tight heart.
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  • Day4

    Mostar - ein lohnenswerter Bonus

    October 25 in Bosnia and Herzegovina ⋅ ☀️ 26 °C

    Zusätzlich gebucht erwies sich dieser Besuch als Highlight des Tages. Es gab auch hier wieder eine Führung, die uns über die ältere und jüngere Geschichte der Stadt informierte. Das geschah während eines Spaziergangs durch die sehenswerte Altstadt mit Basar. Danach hatten wir noch genügend Zeit zum Schlendern und nutzten dies auch aus. Vor der Rückfahrt nach Mađugorje gab es noch einen leckeren, regionalen und günstigen Happen im Basar. Von der Brücke gab es keinen Sprung - früher eine Mutprobe, heute lässt man es sich bezahlen. Spuren des letzten Krieges erinnern einen stets an den dünnen Mantel der Zivilisation und was nahe Menschen einander antun können.Read more

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Bjelušine, Bjelusine

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