Photos for the week. Enjoy Bosnia
Standing on the historic Ottoman bridge which crosses over the River Miljacka united me with a historic event I would never forget. Now, for some this may ring no bells at all, but “Latin Bridge” is an extremely historic site. It was here that the assassination of Austria’s Archduke Franz Ferdinand triggered the start of World War 1! So many times on our four year family journey, I felt I was touching history and truly learning things that couldn’t be taught within the walls of a school. While my friends back home were in Gr. 11 learning about historic events in Europe, I was standing on the same stones where an assassin, ultimately responsible for sparking the rage of a World War, stood a hundred years earlier.
Bosnia and Herzegovina is another one of those countries that I don’t imagine people with short vacation time would say, “Hey, let’s go…
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