Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

 

 

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Tthe plaza outside the Baš?aršija old market (built in the 15th century) in Sarajevo.

 

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In Sarajevo.  Near the guesthouse where I stayed.

 

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An old cemetery in Sarajevo.

 

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The street outside the guesthouse.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A women sitting on the wall of the River Miljacka in Sarajevo, near the Latin Bridge.

Sarajevo historic bridge

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Latin Bridge over the River Miljacka which dates back to around 1541.

Note the left side of the bridge in this picture, which is the northern side.  It was at this spot that Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated in 1914, which led to the beginning of World War I.

 

 

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Many buildings in Sarajevo still show obvious signs from the Bosnian War which and the siege of the town which was surrounded by Serbian forces from April 5, 1992 to February 29, 1996.

 

Sarajevo tunnel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The main entrance to the tunnel which was built during the siege of Sarajevo.  The tunnel was built by citizens to avoid snipers while retrieving NATO rations from the airport (NATO had vowed not to get involved militarily and therefore and would just deliver rations for the residents to the airport).

 

 

 

 

 

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The inside of the tunnel.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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In Sarajevo.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Each European country seemed to have it’s own variety of sausages and Bosnia was not exception.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bosnia train

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Some co-passengers on the train to Sarajevo.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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On the train from Serbia to to Bosnia.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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There was some heavy flooding that wash out the train tracks, so the passengers were shuttled by bus for the remainder of the trip to Sarajevo.