The Romeo and Juliet Bridge

One thing I didn’t know about the Balkan conflict was that the city of Sarajevo was under siege for more than thirteen hundred days. Even after NATO took control of the airport, there was still no way to get supplies into the city, or people out of it — that is, until a tunnel was built underneath . Today, after a morning tour of the city, I got to walk through about twenty metres of Sarajevo history. Photographic proof will be provided once I get back home and my website proper goes back up!

Today’s war story is about the Romeo and Juliet bridge, named after two lovers — one Serbian and one Muslim. To read their story, click here.

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