Category - Bosnia-Hercegovina

Sarajevo Siege + 20: Fifteen photos

Time flies. Today marks the 20th Anniversary of the beginning of the siege on Sarajevo. Not a day passes that I don’t think about my visit there last year. Even then it was difficult to imagine that nearly two decades had passed since the...

Beggars

It was just as I decided against buying some pens made from large bullet shell casings that I felt a slight tug on my shirt. It came from a gaunt woman with very long straight jet black hair and rotting front teeth. She was holding a young girl...

Vidblog for June/July 2011

Since August has almost wound down and I’ll be away for most of the next three weeks, there’s no time like the present for my second vidblog, combining bit and pieces from June and July 2011. Shots taken in Rabat, Morocco; Lille...

Sarajevo Tunnel Museum (Sarajevo Notebook...

Here’s a quick stroll through the 25 meters or so that remains of the what locals dubbed Sarajevo’s Tunnel of Hope. During the beginning of Sarajevo’s three-year siege, the city was entirely cut off by Serbian forces. Locals...

Things you’ll find in the basement of...

Here’s a quick clip of the basement level storage room at the Academy of Fine Arts in Sarajevo, shot through a gate. Like a rat, I’m naturally drawn and attracted to these sorts of spaces. Anyone recognize who the broken sculpture...

Sarajevo pics, Part deux

As usual, summer’s flying by. On the road too much, with way too much piling up at home. I finally got around to some more pics from last month’s trip to Sarajevo; another few dozen posted on my flickr stream here. Not a day’s...

Sarajevo Notebook I – Time Lapses

I’ve wanted to visit Sarajevo since I was about six, when I first read in our home encyclopedia about how World War I started in this Yugoslav city, one that would host the Winter Olympic Games 70 years later. Last week I finally walked...