Sarajevo, Bosnia & Hercegovina

12 Jul

Bascarsija by day

In the morning we started out tour in Bascarsija. The stores were open and full of interesting stuff. When we traveled in Croatia and Slovenia most of the stuff sold are like anywhere else in the world, the uniformity of the mass produced mall items, but here the items sold were very specific: tall chai pitchers, coffee sets, pots and pans for coffee, specific jewelry, etc. I ended up not buying anything but it was charming to look around and see all the stuff …in Europe. In many shops you could see the artisans working, hammering to decorate metal plates. Diversity is a blessing, a thing that for sure Milosevic would have disagreed. After we visited a mosque, from the old quarter we walked to the modern part of the city, where is the cathedral with an interesting interior, the market bombed during the war by the Yugoslav Army and famous Latin Bridge where Franz Ferdinand was shot, triggering the First World War.
We returned in Bascarsija for lunch and to take the car from the hotel and we left with a regret that we could not linger more in this charming city.

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