The siege of Sarajevo turned rest recognize Mount Trebevi into a destructive sniper position. Can the reopening of its famed gondola journey lastly heal old-fashioned wraps?
P azite, Snajper !– Beware, Sniper!- warned the signs along the Sarajevo street exposed to marksmen searching through their rifle viewfinders from the top of Mount Trebevic. People would sprint from one area of “sniper’s alley” to the other to deliver supplies to family and friends- demise hot on their heels.
The hillside where tens of thousands to benefit from waste their Saturdays before the 1992-1996 siege of Sarajevo soon became” a represent of aggression”, recollects mountain guide Fikret Kahrovic.” Trebevic was the only residence to breathe fresh air when the city was engulfed in fumes, but that all changed and the mountain became our foe .”
Today- 26 years after the besieging began and 73 times since the city’s second world war freeing- Sarajevo hopes to gave much of that past to rest with the opening up of the Trebevic gondola.
The 33 rooms will variously sport the Bosnian flag and the quality of the Olympics, a remember of the mountain’s capacity in the 1984 Winter Game. It will be implemented by the same direction as the previous cable car, advancing from the old-fashioned town to the lungs of Sarajevo, Trebevic, which rises majestically above the city.