Monthly Archives: July 2012

From the lakes to the sea

Back in Croatia and time to see one of the country’s major must-see sights – Plitvice National Park. On the way from the border crossing to Plitvice we passed through Slunj, where the Korana and Slunjčica rivers meet and the … Continue reading

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Final Bosnian steps

After saying goodbye to Mostar, we had a little look at the village we’d been camped in. Apart from hosting half a dozen campsites, Blagaj is home to a Tekija, or Dervish monastery. Closely related to the Bektashi Muslims, whose … Continue reading

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Stari Most

It took around two and a half hours to drive to Mostar from Visoko, with Nathan and Anna following us in Ginny. All the while we couldn’t help but see the many hills of Bosnia that look like pyramids. Mostar … Continue reading

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Everything they teach us about ancient history is wrong

According, that is, to Dr Semir Osmanagic. Dr O was the discoverer of the Bosnian Pyramids in early 2005, a valley containing at least four pyramids, two sets of underground labyrinths and a temple. I say “at least”, because it’s … Continue reading

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Sarajevo

Sarajevo. It’s a city whose name resonates through the history of the 20th century. Gavrilo Princip shot Archduke Franz Ferdinand here, the straw which broke the camel’s back and started World War I. Less than twenty years ago, it was … Continue reading

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Into Bosnia and Hercegovina

It seems like for the last couple of weeks we have been on holiday from our journey, relaxing with friends and enjoying the coast and rivers of Croatia. We are going to embark upon more of this shortly, so in … Continue reading

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From new friends to old

Some very good friends of ours, Louis and Ana, together with their kids, Reg and Romi, have been spending every summer for years back in Ana’s homeland of Croatia. They’ve been telling us how wonderful it is, but until this … Continue reading

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