Sarajevo: Part 8

“The very meaninglessness of life forces man to create his own meaning…” Upon returning I remember feeling so excited to come home, but incredibly nervous. I knew that people were going to be asking me how my trip was, and wanting to hear about it, but was I ready to ...

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Sarajevo: Part 6

“Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.” -Salvador Dali             7 weeks ago, to the day, I arrived in the unknown and unfamiliar city of Sarajevo. I was nervous. I was scared. I did not know what to expect. I arrived ...

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REFLECTIONS OF SREBRENICA

Where do I even being. I have been sitting here, thinking about where to begin and how to start this blog, and honestly, I have no idea.  I feel as if I have emotionally and mentally removed myself, and compartmentalized this past weekend (it was only this past weekend?), and ...

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Sarajevo: Part 5

“Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other” -John F. Kennedy WINGS OF HOPE // FONDACIJA KRILA NADE             When I found out that I would be going to Bosnia I decided to do some research into some places that might serve as applicable internship ...

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Sarajevo: Part 4

What a week it has been.  From having a ridiculously fun 4th of July party here in Sarajevo to an emotionally charged weekend the past 4 days.  Over the course of this week’s blog I will do my best to attempt to describe the mess of emotions that have occupied ...

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Sarajevo: part 3

“Do we really want to travel in hermetically sealed popemobiles through the rural provinces of France, Mexico and the Far East, eating only in Hard Rock Cafes and McDonalds? Or do we want to eat without fear, tearing into the local stew, the humble taqueria’s mystery meat, the sincerely offered ...

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Sarajevo: Part 2

“Travel is about the gorgeous feeling of teetering in the unknown.” -Anthony Bourdain Sarajevo: Part 2 What has surprised me the most? As I have been exploring Sarajevo, I find myself perplexed every time I stare upward at the massive, contemporary, apartment complexes, shopping malls, and business centers.  Going into ...

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Sarajevo: Part 1

  “Maybe that’s enlightenment enough: to know that there is no final resting place of the mind; no moment of smug clarity. Perhaps wisdom… is realizing how small I am, and unwise, and how far I have yet to go” -Anthony Bourdain Sarajevo: Part I             Sarajevo – the city ...

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