Bosnia and Herzegovina
Before visiting Bosnia and Herzegovina, I had a scarred, gloomy and sad capital city in my mind - Sarajevo. However, it turned out completely different from what I had thought it would be: modern city center, skyscrapers, a charming Ottoman style old market and the districts of different architectural styles - all mixed up but kept in order at the same time.
Sarajevo was clean, beautifully located in a green valley surrounded by the rolling hills. It's quite a nice place to see for the weekend, it's definitely off the beaten path and unique...
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