Leaving Sarajevo

Leaving Sarajevo was a bittersweet moment for me – I was filled with the excitement of continuing my travels, while at the same time feeling sad my time in Bosnia and Herzegovina was coming to an end. Now, as I sit writing this final blog, at home in Colorado, I ...

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Raindrops and Roses

I woke up early this morning and sat on the porch of the hotel, watching the city of Sarajevo bustle with life. I sat contemplating and reflecting on the last few days, the experiences in Tuzla and Srebrenica. I was gifted some flowers, beautiful and red, bringing my thoughts to ...

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A journey as thrilling as the destination…

Bosnia is full of surprises, from the wide array of flowers in many of Sarajevo’s yards to WWII significance in a torn down bridge. Perhaps the most surprising thing for me has been this abundance of diverse learning opportunities and rich history, in Sarajevo, Mostar, Neum, and more. Following several ...

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The Rose and Sarajevo

I found it fitting, upon first entering Bosnia, that our first class meeting had been to see the movie “Sarajevo Roses — A Cinematic Essay,” as I couldn’t help seeing the city of Sarajevo through this metaphor. The beauty of Sarajevo was evident from the plane window as we descended ...

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