Below you see the famous Holiday Inn where all the journalists stayed during the conflict in Sarajevo in the early 90s. You can see it does not look nearly as bad as these other apartment buildings that are near it. If, at some point, you saw reporters standing outside a hotel reporting on the conflict, or reporting on the radio from their hotel room, it was likely this one.
During the 92-95 conflict in Sarajevo, there were periods of time when the water, food, and medical supplies were completely cut off. During one of the times when water supplies were cut, the citizens of the city had to walk for kilometers to the local brewery to get their water. The brewery gets its water from a natural spring and so it was one of the only places in the city to obtain the fresh water necessary for survival. Many people were killed carrying liter bottles of water (full or empty) on the trip to or from this water source. We are going to this brewery for dinner tonight.
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