Tag Archives: Bosnia

Raise the roof

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Here’s an architectural meme that made the rounds in Sarajevo about a hundred years ago. I’ll add more examples as I find them.

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Bread and chocolate

Feel free to skip this post if you aren’t interested in hearing me blather on about cooking.  Bakers, stick with me. Trying to recreate American baked goods in a foreign country can be tricky.  The ingredients are different, the tools … Continue reading

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One does not simply walk into Mostar

Andreas and I took the train to Mostar yesterday. We’d stopped there once before on our way to the coast for spring break, but it was rainy that day and the city hadn’t quite come to life yet for the tourist season. We … Continue reading

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Lunch in the country

Andreas is feeling a little under the weather today. I’m afraid he’s fallen victim to Bosnian hospitality. Our landlady, the vivacious Valida, and her husband Momar have a weekend house out in the country.  It’s the long Labor Day weekend … Continue reading


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Walking tour #1

This morning I updated my Facebook status: Coffee, scones and kaymak breakfast consumed. Now on to the real business of the day: compose blog post, edit DCS yearbook pages, score grade 5 science test, walk downtown for batteries and notebook, … Continue reading

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In medias res

Long time no see! My fault, I know. We left the Middle East’s no-post zone at the end of January and have been settled in one place with excellent connectivity since the beginning of March. But the thing is, I … Continue reading

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