Bosnia

Sarajevo & Mostar

Posted by on Jun 28, 2015 in Bosnia, Europe, Featured, Travel | 2 comments

Sarajevo & Mostar

I didn’t know what to expect from Bosnia and Hercegovina (or just Bosnia as it is more commonly known), but I discovered it is a truly beautiful country with stunning landscapes and a lot of history. The Ottoman empire reigned for approximately 400 years, and the Turkish influence is particularly evident in Bosnian cuisine like cevapi, burek, and traditional style Turkish coffee. The Austro-Hungarian influence is also very noticeable in much of the architecture across the city, despite the fact that their occupation only lasted 40 years. After WWI Bosnia became part of the Kingdom of...

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