Getting lost in Sarajevo

The first mistake we made when arriving in Sarajevo was choosing the tram from the station into town that five minutes later would break down. It came to a screeching, shuddering holt, nearly sending us flying through the front window. Since this was how the driver had stopped at every red light so far, we […]

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Belgrade to Sarajevo, or how I found Cousin Itt in Bosnia

The Belgrade-Sarajevo train takes 9 hours, chugging along at the steady pace of most Balkan transport. If it arrives on time, great. If not, oh well. The French aren’t the only ones with a great national shrug. The train is only a few mismatched carriages long. It’s a little grimy and the windows are blurred, […]

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