So Long, Sarajevo

Its hard to believe it has been over a month since I left Sarajevo. Bosnia almost feels like it was a dream. When people ask how my trip was, I still don’t really have a good response. There is so much to say about Bosnia its hard to put into ...

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Maison CoCo, I love you so

So everyone that knew me in Sarajevo that last couple of months knew about the amazing French Bakery down the street from our hostel in Sarajevo. After the first bit of a chocolate almond crossaint, I was immediately obsessed with the heaven of Maison CoCo. My mouth waters at just ...

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The Bone Man

“This is part of a scull, this is part of a finger, and this is a key.” Our translator Hasan explained to us once we climbed half way up the hill by Ramiz’s house. I had never seen or touched real human remains before I came to Bosnia and the reality ...

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The Magical Land of Montenegro

Last weekend a group of us headed down to the beautiful country of Montenegro. I had heard that Montenegro was easy on the eyes, but I couldn’t believe the amazing natural beauty in the contrast of the rigid, sky-high mountains and the turquoise clear water that shot out between them. ...

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The Road to Srebrenica

Last weekend I went with my internship (P-CRC) to Srebrenica for the twenty year genocide memorial. P-CRC has been working on a project called 1 Million Bones: Road to Srebrenica for several years. The project brought together over 60 youth from across the Balkan region to lay more than 100,000 ...

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Mostar Bridge, Kravice Falls & Makarsa

Last weekend we had a busy couple of days. We got to go to the beautiful town of Mostar followed by Kravice Falls for our Friday class excursion. The old town of Mostar is famously known for the beautiful Ottoman Bridge (Stari Most) built in the 16th Century. The original ...

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Hope For Bi-H

I had the privilege this week of attending several lectures with the NYU Center for Global Affairs.’ The students have been visiting Sarajevo to learn more about the history of BiH, legal and transitional issues, human rights and the future of BiH. To say people are optimistic about the future ...

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My First Week in Sarajevo

DCIM100GOPROGOPR0874. DCIM100GOPROGOPR0834. So far I have been so impressed with the beauty, history and kindness of the people in Sarajevo. The green, rolling hills remind me a lot of Vermont and the Northeast Coast. I was not expecting such a beautiful backdrop to Sarajevo. All of the documentaries I have seen of ...

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