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“You say that the river finds the way to the sea and like the river you will come to me beyond the borders and the dry lands You say that like a river... the love will come”—English translation of Luciano Pavarotti’s italian part in Miss Sarajevo w/U2 and Brian Eno. (recorded under the band name Passengers) Click the source link for the song, Pavarotti’s part begins closer to the middle.
20 years after the Bosnian war
twenty years ago the war in Bosnia began. Today they are celebrating their 20 years of surviving it. Here is a photo gallery from TIME. I was there from spring of 1993, on and off, until the NATO bombings in late August/September 1995. For those that lost their lives, I only feel profound sadness.