Reflections on Bosnia

Looking back on my summer in Bosnia, it seems like it came and went so quickly yet I was able to experience so many great things in what seemed like quite a short time as it was happening. I really feel so fortunate to have been able to participate in ...

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Featured Photo

One of our blog assignments was to choose a photo from our time in Bosnia that stood out to us and write about it. Going back through the photos, there was so many of the great places in Bosnia and the great people I experienced them with. I wanted to ...

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Srebrenica

Our visit to Srebrenica and Potocari was an amazingly unique experience that weaved so many experiences and emotions into a trip that only lasted a couple of days. It really did add a completely different level of depth to the knowledge I had previously had of the Bosnian Genocide that ...

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Sarajevo Film Festival

The very end of our summer program in Bosnia just happened to be the very beginning of the Sarajevo Film Festival. The festival is one of the largest film festivals in Eastern Europe and is well known in the film industry throughout the world. I was very pleased that I ...

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1 Week, 5 Concerts

It started on a Saturday night with The Toasters. A couple weeks prior I had been surprised to learn that they would have a show here in Sarajevo being that they are a ska band from NYC whose notoriety had faded along with the ska resurgence back in the 1990’s. ...

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Sarajevo: The Walk Home

     When you are travelling, you always remember the adventures and the good stories. Usually you can enjoy being transported back to the place you were in some small way by the re-telling of your travel tales to those who are interested to hear them. Telling these stories can ...

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Contrast in Pace

One of the main contrasts that I have consistently observed since being in Bosnia is the contrast of pace. This contrast seems ever more present due to the fact that I have an internship with an American organization. Although I have not spent as many days at the office as ...

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Bosnia: The Beginning

       After a 16 hour bus journey, including the last nine hours of overnight travel on a 15 passenger mini-bus, there was pretty much zero chance that I could not be extremely excited to arrive in Sarajevo. Even though I was in a semi-conscious state from lack of sleep ...

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Bosnia: The Beginning

       After a 16 hour bus journey, including the last nine hours of overnight travel on a 15 passenger mini-bus, there was pretty much zero chance that I could not be extremely excited to arrive in Sarajevo. Even though I was in a semi-conscious state from lack of sleep ...

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