Farewell Sarajevo

As I sit in a local tea shop writing my farewell to Sarajevo, I look around at the people going about their days. Here there is the shop owner who is personally greeting the other patrons, his apprentice working behind the counter and a man lounging in the corner with ...

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Beautiful People, Beautiful Bosnia

When I reflect on what has surprised me the most, I immediately think about the profound impact the people whom I have had the privilege to spend time with have had on me.  Prior to traveling to Bosnia, I would have assumed that the wounds of war would still manifest ...

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Is truth enough?

International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) in Tuzla and Srebrenica: The recent genocide that occurred after the fall of Srebrenica in 1992, is unique in that DNA technology has since been implemented to reveal both the number and identity of those lost. The ICMP has been able to successfully identify ...

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Dobrodošli u Sarajevo!

On Monday at 14:30 I landed at Sarajevo International Airport and while collecting my bag observed the local men to be very tall and athletic; Admittedly, a pleasant sight for travel weary eyes. After reading of the genocide that took the lives of over 8,000 men in 1995 and the ...

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