“Istina pobjeđuje”

These past weeks in Bosnia have been eye-opening and life-changing. Every time I travel I gain new perspective on the world and my place in it, but this has gone far deeper than that, opening my heart and my mind through meeting people who have survived the worst that humanity ...

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Time Flies

Hiking to a remote medieval village and spending a day in Tito’s bunker were some much-needed respites from the difficult days we’ve had in Bosnia recently. After speaking with genocide survivors and advocates, exploring the wilderness and touring a museum were both welcome breaks from the emotional heaviness that has ...

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A Difficult Two Days

When I was told that Bosnia would be a mix of sorrow and hilarity, I didn’t know just how true that would be. The past few days have been an exhausting but exhilarating whirlwind, both emotionally and physically draining. From spending long hours in vans on bumpy, winding roads, to ...

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First Impressions

As I write this, I sit outside a Sarajevo bar, drinking a Bosnian white wine as it rains lightly. Trying to conjure this first blog post is more difficult than I expected. I already have so many feelings for and reflections on what I’ve learned so far—but somehow they don’t ...

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