Beyond Bridges: Balkans Photo Gallery
Though the summer 2013 Beyond Bridges: Balkans trip is our pilot year, we have extensive experience running educational programs in the Balkans as well as Israel and Palestine. In particular, we have run six consecutive summer programs in the Balkans through our partner organization, Abraham’s Vision, from summer 2006 through summer 2011. The photos below are from these previous trips (all of them taken in Bosnia-Herzegovina).
Students walking around the Old City of Sarajevo.
The famous National Library in Sarajevo. This photo was taken in summer 2006.
This is an updated photo of the National Library. In this shot you can no longer discern the damage from thewars of the 1990s. (Although up close you can.
One of the beautiful bridges in the city of Mostar, in western Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Students on a walking tour of Mostar.
Students having a discussion underneath another one of Mostar's beautiful bridges.
Students listening to a panel of Jews, Christians, and Muslims speak at a Sarajevo synagogue.
A tour of the infamous war tunnels, which allowed those living in Sarajevo during the siege of 1992-93
to travel outside the captive city.
An entrance to the war tunnels.
Inside the war tunnels.
Students at the annual July 11 commemoration of the Srebrenican genocide, which took place in 1995.
Students creating some shade during the day's long ceremonies. Though more than 15 years has passed
since the July 11 genocide, bodies continue to be identified and, most commonly on this particular day,