Mostar September 24th 2011 Nice little inland trip to this city. Great place to buy gifts. You can park near the old town (however, some locals try to collect parking fees where they are not authorized, so park away from them). Had a few beers at Johnie's place (see photos).
There are divers that jump off the local bridge here that provide some good entertainment. Also, if you are in to seeing the effects of war, ... read more
Europe » Bosnia & Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina's declaration of sovereignty in October 1991, was followed by a declaration of independence from the former Yugoslavia on 3 March 1992 after a referendum boycotted by ethnic Serbs. The Bosnian Serbs - supported by neighboring S... ... read more
I am an IT guy who has done a fair bit of traveling. I grew up in the same town I went to college, so I guess I needed to get around a bit more when I got older. I decided to blog my future journeys so I can actually reflect on the them when they are done.
The most important thing to me when I travel is to get a feel for the history, natural landscape, and people of an area. If you can understand the way a people interact with it's land and how past events have shaped their thoughts about others, you will really understand the culture. I will take a fixed tour occasionally, but mostly ... full info