Photos from Bosnia


The country's name comes from the two regions Bosnia and Herzegovina. Bosnia occupies the northern areas and Herzegovina occupies just the south part of the country around Mostar. The country is mostly mountainous, quite green and forested. The south has a more mediteranean climate. These photos date from 2003, when the scars of the war were still visible and the reconstruction of bridge in Mostar was not yet completed.

Bihac bosnia

Bihac

 

Travnik

Travnik

 

Sarajevo river

Sarajevo : bridge over the Miljacka river

 

sarajevo old turkish center

Sarajevo : the old Turkish city centre

 

mostar bridge

Mostar :the old bridge was destroyed during the war.
Now rebuilt with Turkish expertise, it was still in reconstruction in 2003

 

Mostar bridge

Mostar saw some heavy fighting during the war.
This street divided the Bosnian muslim and the Bosnian croats communities.
Some buildings still bore the scars in 2003 (left)

 

Mostar old town

Mostar : the old and charming muslim part of town

 

neretva river

The Neretva river and the old town of Mostar

 

 
 

 


 

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