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Crooked Bridge-Mostar  
   

Crooked Bridge-Mostar

Kriva Cuprija
Quickly Moving Slow

August 2nd 2016
Admittedly we are not the world’s quickest travelers. Like global snails we have covered a lot of ground in the last 5 years. Staying in most cities for one, two or even three months at a time has given us an opportunity to settle into a community and observe life that most visitors do not get a chance to see. Living in small apartments in normal neighborhoods affords us with the unique possibil ... read more
Europe » Bosnia & Herzegovina

Bosnian, Herzegovinian Flag 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
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4th August 2016

Yay for global snails!
I love your slow travel, getting to know a place in depth and having a chance to photograph it in various light, which here, look like paintings. Love your bobsled mountain adventure! I visited Bosnia and this area in 2004, when the war was fresh, and the Stari Most had just been rebuilt. I stayed with Muslim families and heard so many sad, horrendous stories, visited so many cemeteries and had to avoid so many mined trails. Still, such a beautiful place and lovely people.
4th August 2016

Slooooowly
I had a couple of conversations with locals at our apartment. Even they were not really sure what happened. Things just got out of hand very quickly. Historically and even now this area is known as a place where different cultures have co-existed peacefully. Hopefully things go well for them in the future. They have a great potential. Thanks for the compliments and following along!

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