Monthly Archives: October 2013

The Mitrovica Mechanic

Miremengjes! The Detour After leaving Srebrenica, Bosnia, we crossed the border into Serbia, stopping at churches and monasteries on the way to Novi Pazar, a town with a strong Ottoman influence. My stay there was most memorable, not for the … Continue reading

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The Republika Srpska

Cao! Since I last wrote you, I’ve traveled from Sarajevo to Lukomir (medieval village that we managed to find using instructions written on a post-it-sized piece of paper), Mostar (famous bridge), Sutjeska National Park (we got lost hiking and it … Continue reading

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Her Name Is Vivian

Cao! The City of Graveyards Sarajevo is a city of graveyards.  Perhaps the tradition of haphazardly wedging graves into small green spaces between cafes and shops began long ago, but I suspect the tendency grew out of necessity during the … Continue reading

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