Sunday, September 06, 2009

South By Southeast - Minaret Over Mostar

Mostar is a spectacular medieval city split by a translucent green river in a deep rocky gorge, spanned by a high bridge from which daring divers take the big plunge (once tourists have assembled 50 euros consideration). Mostar bridge survived half a millenium. Its destruction among the Yugoslav war's most depressing moments; its reconstruction is a triumph, a balm, and a hymn to survival...

The mosque's interior was the lovely simplicity of color and symmetry...

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