Bosnia – Mostar

Across the Bridge
09 April 2019


The Neretva river


Two mosques on the other side


Beautiful old building, but too much tourism


The river


Our imam Ilber on the bridge


Mostar people must get enough exercise !

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Bosnia: Blagaj – Mostar

Tekija Blagaj
Tekke Derwish House
09 April 2019


The Sufi Tekke built against an imposing wall of rocks


Ji Aya Nun


The river Buna joined by the river that emerges from the rocks


An impressive stream


The other side of the river where are coach was parked

Mostar The Bridge across the river Neretva
Separating the Croatian from the Bosnian part of town
09 April 2019


Destroyed in 1993 rebuilt in 2004

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Bosnia: Blagaj and Mostar

Tekija Blagaj
Tekke Derwish House
09 April 2019


Sufi Dervish House


The footbath to the Tekija


Top text in Bosnian, top right Turkish, bottom right Serbian


The river emanating from the mountain,
which joines the Buna a bit further down


Our Belgian yatris


The Dervish House

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Bosnia – Sarajevo and Blagaj

Marsala Tita Market
08 April 2019


Yellow tram !


Green with advertising


A bit of Farsi for a change

Tekija Blagaj
Tekke Derwish House
09 April 2019


The river Buna flooding the terrace


The river Buna – bridge for pedestrians


The Tekija Blagaj

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Bosnia – Sarajevo

Archangels Michael and Gabriel Orthodox Church
08 April 2019


Listening to the guide and to Ilber’s translation

Gazi-Husrev-Bey-Masjid
08 April 2019


The group listening to explanations
More pictures of this beautiful masjid will be published later

Sephardic Synagogue
08 April 2019


Menorah – seven armed candelabra


From here the Torah was read
The Torah scrolls are kept in the cupboard behind


The outside of the Synagogue
It was founded by Ladino speaking Jews who fled to the Ottoman Empire from Spain after the reconquista  of 1492

Jesus Sacred Heart RC Cathedral
08 April 2019


Its door was firmly closed

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Bosnia – Sarajevo

Archangel Michael and Gabriel Church
08 April 2019


Interesting building opposite the church


The church is set in a walled garden


The Cross


Stairs and climbing plant


A rural setting in the middle of old Sarajevo


The man in charge of the church and Ilber answer our questions

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Bosnia – Sarajevo

Bascarsua
08 April 2019


Bosnia travellers


The fountain


Shops and restaurants around the square

Archangel Michael and Gabriel Orthodox Church
08 April 2019


Archangel Michael


Mary and Jesus


Practice reading Cyrillic letters

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Bosnia – Sarajevo

Obala-Kulina-Bana
Trams
08 April 2019


Obala-Kulina-Banan – City Hall
Blue tram


Turning left into Telali


Obala-Kulina-Banan
Another blue tram


Obala-Kulina-Banan
Black and white tram


Obala-Kulina-Banan
Black and white tram

Obala-Kulina-Bana
City Hall
08 April 2019


Trying to get in but not succeeding
Zlatan Halilovic – our guide for the day
was waiting for us at another library

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Bosnia – Sarajevo

City Hall-Library
07 April 2019


City Hall – Tram

Hotel Saraj – My room
08 April 2019


A single and a double bed


My office

Obala-Kulina-Bana
Telali – Tram
08 April 2019


Obala-Kulina-Bana


Obala-Kulina-Bana – City Hall


Tram turns into Telali

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Bosnia – Sarajevo

City Hall – Library
07 April 2019


We tried to visit but it was not possible


The east wing of the building

Miljacka River
07 April 2019


Bridge and Masjid
There are many bridges and many Masjids in Sarajevo


The river runs west in ‘steps’

Obala-Kulina-Bana
Bent Basa
07 April 2019


Bent Basa


Obala-Kulina-Bana
Sarajevo tram

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Harjinder Singh
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