Bosnia Photo Essay

Photos From the Road: Things I Saw in Bosnia

Beautiful yet brutal. That’s Bosnia and Herzegovina. This is a country where Bosnian Muslims live next to Orthodox Serbs, and orthodox Serbs live next to Catholic Croatians. Everyone gets on smashingly, except for when they don’t get on smashingly. Every now and then everything kicks off, usually along ethnic or religious lines. Or both. Bosnia takes diversity to an unprecedented level. …

Mostar

The Scars of War in Mostar

“Be careful”, said Miran. “Don’t step off the path”. The crazy Bosnian had led us right into the middle of a minefield. “If you go to the right there’s a fifty percent chance of death, and if you do down there to the left, there’s a ninety percent chance of death”, he explained casually as he walked us across the …