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Plitvice Lakes National Park Croatia | Bean Abroad Travel Blog

Plitvice, Croatia – Two Nights in the Madhouse

Thankfully there is no not-so-slyly masturbating man on this coach so I am much more relaxed. Instead there is a lovely Croatian woman and her son behind me who start chatting to me. Her husband is from Paisley in Scotland so she almost speaks better English than I do (a shameful and repetitive embarrassment on this trip considering my lack of a second language).

Dubrovnik Panorama | Bean Abroad Travel Blog

Dubrovnik – Day 1

The queue for the border crossing into Croatia snakes back with drivers fatalistically settling in for an hours long wait. Our bus driver has no time for this polite but long-winded approach to border crossing so in true Balkan fashion he swerves out into the opposite lane, pulling over abruptly when there is oncoming traffic, only stopping momentarily before speeding off towards the border again.

Mostar Panorama from Koskin-Mehmed Pasha's Mosque | Bean Abroad Travel Blog

Mostar Overview

Mostar is small and only mildly interesting. Even as a civil engineer I am not enthralled enough with Mostar Bridge to want to stay for any length of time, in fact two days were almost too much.

Mostar Graffiti in Ruined Building Bosnia and Herzegovina | Bean Abroad Travel Blog

Mostar Graffiti

Mostar Graffiti: Graffiti street art in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Spray paint and stencils in ruined buildings and back streets.

Sarajevo to Mostar Road Bosnia and Herzegovina | Bean Abroad Travel Blog

In Transit – Sarajevo to Mostar

It´s another bus for my friend and I as we leave the fascinating city of Sarajevo for the equally historic Mostar (of …

Mostar Bridge at Night Bosnia and Herzegovina | Bean Abroad Travel Blog

Mostar Photos

Mostar Photos. Travel photos from Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina including the Mostar bridge, Mostar old town, Biscevica House and the Koskin-Mehmed Pasha Mosque.

Sarajevo Children's Memorial Bosnia and Herzegovina | Bean Abroad Travel Blog

Sarajevo Overview

I have only been in this city for three days but there is something about it that is immediately familiar and yet …

Flowers in Sarajevo Bosnia and Herzegovina | Bean Abroad Travel Blog

Sarajevo Photos – Day 3

Sarajevo Photos: Travel photos from Sarajevo Bosnia and Herzegovina. Bosnian History Museum and Sarajevo Tunnel Museum.

Old Town Sarajevo Bosnia and Herzegovina | Bean Abroad Travel Blog

Sarajevo City Tour

As I’m sure many of you know one of the best ways to see a new city is to go on a walking tour. The combination of superb local knowledge and getting up close and personal with the hustle and bustle of city life happening around you gives you a great introduction to an unfamiliar place.

Enjoying a Turkish Coffee Sarajevo Bosnia and Herzegovina | Bean Abroad Travel Blog

Sarajevo – Bosnian Cuisine in the Ottoman Old Town

Bosnian Cuisine: the food of Sarajevo through the eyes of a diabetic. Kebabs, Bosnian coffee, baklava, the list goes on…