Category Archives: Bosnia And Herzegovina

Bosnia celebrates Turkish parliament’s centenary; Turkey News

Bosnia and Herzegovina’s historic Mostar Bridge was illuminated with the colors of the Turkish flag late on April 21 to mark the 100th anniversary of the establishment of Turkey’s parliament.

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8 sites to visit to better understand the 1990s Yugoslavian wars; Rachel Button; Matador Network

Less than 20 years ago, the region was ravaged by conflicts.

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Depth and Beauty: Grand Vizier’s Mehmed Pasa Sokolovic’s Bridge; Ed Whelan; Ancient Origins

The Mehmed Pasa Sokolovic Bridge in Visegrad, Bosnia and Herzegovina, is considered to be one of the most remarkable in the world. It is one of the most important heritage sites in Bosnia and a…

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17 best places to visit in Bosnia and Herzegovina; Kami; My Wanderlust

Best places to visit in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Sarajevo, Mostar and beyond. Click to read what you should see when you travel to Bosnia and Herzegovina!

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Jumping off Old Bridge in Mostar is rite of passage on holiday in The Balkans; Will Payne; The Sun

JUMPING seven storeys from the Old Bridge in Mostar is a rite of passage. For the past 450 years local lads, eager to impress the girls, have been daring the 80ft leap to the distant waters of the river Neretva.

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Would you dare take this leap of faith?; Rediff

Would you dare take this leap of faith?. For those seeking adventure, head to the ancient Bosnian town of Mostar where on can get their high by jumping off a historic bridge into a fast-flowing river. Welcome to the annual traditional diving competition. For those who won’t dare to do this, here’s a glimpse of what takes place.

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World’s Top Cliff Divers Take On Old Bosnian Tradition; Igor Spaic; Balkan Insight

Bosnia & Herzegovina – Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar

Red Bull has been organizing cliff-diving competitions since 2009, but when it included Mostar on its list of venues two years ago, it came to a place with its own, centuries-old, tradition of diving.

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Bosnian War, 25 Years Later: Mostar Bridge Illustrates Lingering Divide; Andy Eckardt & Vladimir Banic; NBC News

Bosnia – Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar

As Bosnia-Herzegovina marks 25 years since the war began, nationalist politicians continue to aggressively exploit ethnic and religious sentiments.

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Mostar, the Enchanted Gem of Bosnia and Herzegovina; Mihaela Lica Butler; Argophilia

Mostar is a fascinating UNESCO World Heritage Site, with a rich history, traditions, and unique architecture in the protected Old Town.

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Is the Rebuilt Stari Most the World’s Most Beautiful Bridge?; William O’Connor; Daily Beast

The gravity defying stone bridge binds the two sides of a city whose story begins with its construction by a student of ‘the Michelangelo of Ottoman architecture.’

Bosnia’s Bridge Divers Risk Their Necks for Tips and Thrills; Chantel Tattoli; Vice

For 450 years, people have been jumping off of Mostar’s old bridge and flying for three seconds before hitting the water.

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