Jasmina, our guide today, took us through the city she grew up in. She described a childhood that no one should have endured. At seven, she and her family began to endure the War in Bosnia. Mostar is a town which did not suffer the worst of the war. You all know that war from the last year of it watching snipers shoot pedestrians in Sarajevo. But children in Mostar, like Jasmina, hid from the terror of war for five years. And today, she took us for a walk through her city.
Stari Most). Built by the Ottoman Sultan (Suleiman the Magnificent) in 1566, it was bombed in November of 1993. Jasmina led us through the tunnels that were used while the bridge was being rebuilt after the war ended.
To see all of the photos taken today, click on Thursday, June 1st, Dubrovnik, Croatia