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The Friday Photo #121 – Minaret in Mostar

Minaret in Mostar

The town of Mostar in southern Bosnia is full of contrasts.  A stunning river flows through the town centre, alongside ruined buildings covered in bullet holes.  Tourists shop for souvenirs and sip their coffees mere metres from a former city park transformed into a heart-breaking cemetery.  Minarets climb above the shorter buildings everywhere you turn, while a huge cross dominates a hill overlooking the town.

Mostar is a complicated, beautiful place, and it’s hard not to fall in love with it.

4 Comments

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    Lauren

    August 3, 2012

    I'm so glad that you love it! :)

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    Paul

    August 6, 2012

    I don’t really like the color green that much. But your photo is just lovely. And I agree that it’s hard not to fall in love with it.

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    Stephen

    August 6, 2012

    I've heard a lot about Mostar, but never been there. Cool photo.

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    Susan Promo

    August 28, 2012

    Your photos are amazing. Thanks for the opportunity to see some amazing sites and get inspiration for future trips!


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