Very nice hand knitted goods
Bosnia and Herzegovina

Very nice hand knitted goods

Miranda

[ Apr.2009 ] There are lots of nice crafts in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Hand knitted goods are one example. The traditional colourful socks are very pretty as you can see in the photo, but I found more sophisticated and delicately crocheted sweaters in Sarajevo. It seemed that a charity organisation which helps women in Bosnia …

Gorgeous post office
Bosnia and Herzegovina

Gorgeous post office

Miranda

[ Apr.2009 ] There is a gorgeous post office in the new town of Sarajevo. It is like a kind of palace. I wanted to post my picture cards to Japan and the UK. They said they cost 1 mark (about 0.5 euro) each wherever you send. I thought that was too cheap and might …

Suddenly, western Europe
Bosnia and Herzegovina

Suddenly, western Europe

Miranda

[ Apr.2009 ] When I walked in the main pedestrian street in Sarajevo, on the way, suddenly the appearance of buildings changed. I started walking in the old Turkish town, but in one point, the atmosphere became as if I were in somewhere like Germany or Austria. I saw a lot of Christian churches and …

The country with a lot of new graves
Bosnia and Herzegovina

The country with a lot of new graves

Miranda

[ Apr.2009 ] I wanted to look over the town of Sarajevo, so went up a small hill. Then I came across a big graveyard with numerous white gravestones. The old gravestones looked like a human head with a turban, but the new ones were simple boards. I just had a quick look and found …

Exciting old town
Bosnia and Herzegovina

Exciting old town

Miranda

[ Apr.2009 ] The old part of Sarajevo, the capital city of Bosnia and Herzegovina, was built by Ottoman Turkey. The streets are full of small shops, which made me excited. It is divided by what they are selling, like jewellery section, hardware section, and so on, just like bazaars and souks in Middle East. …

To Sarajevo
Bosnia and Herzegovina

To Sarajevo

Miranda

[ Apr.2009 ] Just about 4 years ago, I went to Sarajevo for holiday. The reason why I went there was that one of my then colleagues recommended me. She was a tough woman who did voluntary works all over the world. I was interested in this part of the world anyway, because it is …

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