Final thoughts on a life-changing experience

As the summer has flown by and is starting to come to an end, I sit here to gather my final reflections about my time in Bosnia and realize that not many days have gone by that I haven’t thought about what I experienced in that special country. The people ...

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the faces of genocide

Our time spent in Tuzla & Srebrenica was relatively short but left me with an immense amount of information and emotion that I suspect will last –and haunt– me for a lifetime. One of the primary reasons I wanted to take this course was because it seemed like it might ...

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the beauty in detours

Almost a week into our trip, and I still feel as though I don’t know quite what to expect from each day here. The twists and turns on the roads we’ve traveled seem akin to our daily routines, or sometimes lack there of! There seem to be surprising factors abound ...

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And so it begins

“Oh, Bosnia? That’s cool. So, you got all your shots? Cuz I heard that’s pretty important when you’re traveling in Africa!” I swear I had this conversation with more than one –-and a slightly different version with more than 2…Americans… before coming to Bosnia for this incredible opportunity. Looking back, ...

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