Sarajevo Reborn

The bullet holes – they are the first thing you notice when you arrive in Sarajevo. Hundreds of them on every building. Thousands of them on every block. Spray-pattern pockmarks from small-calibre strafing, as well as deep craters where the big shells hit, screaming in from the mouths of heavy weapons stationed on the hillsides. It feels as if some foolhardy group of settlers decided to build a bunch of Soviet-style apartment blocks smack dab in the middle of a munitions testing field… [read more]