Tunnel of Hope

Tunnel of Hope

when a small tunnel is the last hope

Location: 

Kurta Schorka 36, Sarajevo 71210, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Duration: 

Thursday, October 29, 2015

personal highlights

  1. Bosnian War: struggle in 1992 for independence against Yugoslavia
  2. Siege of Sarajevo: half a million citizens cut off and besieged for 1'425 days
  3. Tunnel of Hope: the only way in and out of the doomed city, hand digged by locals
  4. Tunnel Museum: walking through parts of the original tunnel in a private home
  5. Convertible Mark: the last currency (from 1998) that reminds of the German Mark

image sources

  1. Minefield sign @ Sarajevo Airport
  2. Bosnian War graveyard @ Sarajevo
  3. Sarajevo rose @ Tunnel of Hope
  4. The real shaft @ Tunnel of Hope
  5. Original shots @ House of Tunnel

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