daytrip to Mostar and Medjugorje
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There are plenty of connections between
I chose to go by bus as it would be a bit quicker than by train, around two hours and a half, even thou many told me that by train the scenery gets better and the views are stunning. But even by bus the Bosnian countryside it’s just amazing and the whole scenery makes you spend the whole trip with your camera stuck to you bus window.
I arrived around 11 AM and I had booked the last bus running back to
Tip on weather: If you go during summer the weather gets quite hot so do bring some sun lotion and/or a cap or something.
Couldn’t find a connection between Mostar and Medugorje, I even went to both bus stations. That day all the busses, which usually depart every hour to the pilgrimage site were not workin as it was some national holiday apparently.
So I hitchhiked. For the first time in my life which was interesting. The funny thing I actually used my TravBuddy card with Medugorje while standing on the side of the road.
A senior German couple picked me up and dropped me just near Medugorje as they were goin to
Tip: The distance between Mostar and Medugorje is around 25 kilometers (around 15 miles)
Once I arrived in Medugorje I did a bit of walking around, bought some souvenirs and visited the St Jacob’s Church.
By four a clock I hitchhiked back to Mostar where I wondered a bit around the old town and its main attraction the
Ten minutes to seven, realising I was still in the old town, and the bus would be leaving in ten minutes I got a bit panicked and literally started running towards the bus station to get the last ride back to
It was a great day but at the end of it I was very tired. Finished the night with some nice Bosnian cuisine, cevapcici (finger shaped mince meat grills) with somun (something like the pita), salad, kaimak (a dairy product similar to clotted cream) and a glass of ayran (a cold yogurt based drink and a bit salty).