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Sarajevo’s War Tunnel

Sarajevo War Tunnel

The Sarajevo War Tunnel is a relic from the recent Bosnian War in the 1990s. During the war, the city was put under siege by the Serbian Army and began to suffer from lack of food, water and other resources. During different points in the war, the tunnel was used to transport arms, people, water and even electricity. At some point, a rail cart type system was installed in the tunnel to make transportation easier. The ceiling of the tunnel is a lot lower than you would expect. At 5’6 I still had to crouch significantly at parts. I can imagine … Read More

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Relics of the Bosnian War

Relics of the Bosnian War in Sarajevo

Our hostel  owner in Sarajevo was a survivor of  the Bosnian war in the 90s and he offered a daily tour of the sites that helped tell the story of his experience.  We had arrived at the hostel at around noon after an overnight flight from the states so our group was exhausted.  On a whim we asked him if he could recommend anything for us to do that afternoon and he offered to take us – it ended up being one of the most amazing experiences of the trip.  (PS. If you are wondering, the name of the hostel is … Read More

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