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The Memorial

Just outside the center of Srebrenica, you’ll find the Memorial: The Srebrenica Genocide Memorial, officially known as the Srebrenica-Potočari Memorial and Cemetery for the Victims of the 1995 Genocide,[1] is the memorial–cemetery complex in Srebrenica set up to honour the victims of the 1995 Srebrenica genocide. The victims were mostly males, Bosnian Muslims and Croats.[2] As of July 2012, 6,838 genocide victims have been identified through DNA analysis…

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There Are No Road Signs To This Town

Between our hotel at the Bosnian coast and our next destination, we had to cover about 350 kilometers. Lars and I calculated that the drive would take us about 3 – 4 hours. However, we were faced with a couple of problems: For some bizarre reason, our GPS device guided us back to Croatia and then again to Bosnia. At…

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Getting Behind Schedule

After the Bay of Kotor, Lars and I had planned to go to Dubrovnik and then head to Bosnia, preferably as close as possible to Sarajevo. We didn’t get there… To be more precise, it was Lars who really really really wanted to see Dubrovnik again. I had never been there, but from what I had heard and read, I…

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The Awesome Trip – The Dalmatian Coast and Mostar

They could have stayed at the beach, but the Viking and his Kitten could not resist it … So they first explored the Dalmatian coast, . Afterwards we crossed the border with Bosnia Herzegovina and went to Mostar. This is one of the most surreal cities I have ever seen …. Ruins, burnt out buildings, etc. stand side by side with new…

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