Survival Guide
11-19th of October
Mostar
Mobilize your future TODAY !
1.General facts about Bosnia and Herzegovina
Country name :Bosnia and Herzegovina
Capital city : Sarajevo
Geographical: South-East and Central Europe, Balkan Peninsula, Western Balkans
Climate: inland has continental climate , south of country has Mediterranean climate
International dialing code: +387
Official currency: Bosnia and Herzegovina convertible mark (BAM)
National vehicle code: BIH
Population(according to the 1991 census) : more than 4 300 000 , 44% Bosniaks, 31%
Serbian, 17% Croatians and 8% others ( Gypsy, Albanian, Turkish etc.)
Official language: Bosnian, Serbian, Croatian
Official script: Latin and Cyrillic
Religion: 45%Islam, 35% Orthodoxy, 15% Roman Catholicism , 3% others
Time zone: Central European, CET (GMT + 1 hour)
Electricity: 220 ~ 230V, 50 Hz
For more information visit:
National Tourist Organization Website - http://www.bhtourism.ba/eng/default.wbsp
Mostar Tourist Organization Website -http://www.turizam.mostar.ba/
Money, currency and price level
Currency: Bosnia and Herzegovina convertible mark (BAM)
Foreign currency exchange: At the time of writing this document, the exchange rates were:
1 € =1,95 BAM
1 $ =1,60 BAM
Money can be exchanged in banks, exchange offices and post offices at the current rate of
exchange. The only legal tender in Bosnia and Herzegovina is the Bosnia and Herzegovina
convertible mark.
Prices(in marks)
Beer
Wine
Cigarettes
Pizza
Hamburger
Chocolate
2-5
2-5
2,5-6
1,5-7
2-5
1-5
For your better orientation, this is how the Bosnian banknotes look like:
About Mostar
Mostar is a city and municipality in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the largest and one of the most
important cities in the Herzegovina region and the center of the Herzegovina-Neretva
Canton of the Federation. Mostar is situated on the Neretva river and is the thirdlargest city in the country. Mostar was named after the bridge keepers (natively: mostari)
who in the medieval times guarded the Stari Most (Old Bridge) over Neretva river. The Old
Bridge is one of the city's, and country’s most recognizable landmarks
2.How to get to Mostar
By plane
Mostar International Airport Ltd.
Small airport with flights to/from:Rome , Milano for now but this flights are only for touristic
season. The town centre is 3-4 km away. At the airport, there are bus and taxi services.
Address : Ortiješ b.b., P.O. Box 04;
88000 Mostar (Bosna I Hercegovina);
tel. +387 (0)36350 212;
fax +387 (0)36 350 992;
E-mail: [email protected]
E-mail: [email protected];
Web: www.mostar-airport.ba
Many airlines fly to Sarajevo, Split,Rijeka , Zadar , Dubrovnik or Zagreb. Upon arrival at the
airport, you can go to the railway or coach stations and catch a train or bus taking you
directly to Mostar.
From Sarajevo
Upon arrival at Sarajevo Airport (for info: www.sarajevo-airport.ba) you have to take a taxi
as there are no public means of transport, in order to reach the bus station that connects
Sarajevo to Mostar, with daily services running every 2 hours. From Sarajevo railway station,
trains leave for Ploce with stop also at Mostar.
By train
If you are traveling by train, you can find out more information about railways to Sarajevo
at this website: http://www.bahn.de/i/view/overseas/en/index.shtml
Adrress: Musala br. 2
71000 Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Tel.+38733657313
E-mail : [email protected]
From Sarajevo to Mostar train goes at 7.05 AM and at 18.15PM for more informations visit
official web site of Railways of Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina http://www.zfbh.ba/
Also you have train from Zagreb ( Zagreb-Sarajevo-(Mostar)-Ploce) every day departure at
08.53 AM.
By bus
There is two bus stations in Mostar . More informations you can get on their web site.
Autoprevoz-Bus
(Bus Station) Trg Ivana Krndelja b.b.,
tel. + 387 (0)36 552025;
tel. + 387 (0)36 552 026;
[email protected]
Web: http://www.autoprevoz-bus.ba/
Autoprevoz, putnički saobraćaj Mostar
(Bus Station) Vukovarska b.b.;
tel. +387 (0)36 348 680; +387 (0)36 348 619
Other useful informations about bus lines to Mostar or Sarajevo u can get on
http://www.eurolines.com/
There is regular bus lines from Belgrade, Split, Zagreb and Dubrovnik with prices of return ticket 2540 € , depending on travel company and destination.
By car
If you want to travel to Mostar by car u can find useful informations on
http://www.meteoprog.fr/en/roads/Mostar/#252:2072:201201071200:70
Fuel prices in Bosnia (prices are in BAM):
- Eurosuper BS 95 - 2,55 BAM
- Eurosuper BS 98 - 2,60 BAM
- Eurodizel BS - 2,60 BAM
- Eurodizel BS Class - 2,60 BAM
- Auto gas - 1,35 BAM
3. What to do before you go to Bosnia?
Inform the organisers about your
Allergies or medical requirement if you have;
Arrival, departure time and place;
Take care of both medical and travel insurance.
Check if your country has any kind of agreement with Bosnia.
Don’t forget your ID card or passport. The policemen will not let you into our
country without documents, even if you are from EU and please, take good care of your
documents. If you are from EU you can get in our country with your ID card.
4. What to bring with you?
•
ID Card
•
Money
•
Travel insurance
•
Medical assistance documents
•
Photo camera
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Some typical food and drinks from your country for the International Evening
•
This survival guide
5.Dictionary
Bosnian(bosanski jezik)
Two alphabets are used to write the Bosnian language: a variation of the Cyrillic alphabet
and also variation of the Latin alphabet.
Bosnian orthography is very consistent: approximation of the principle "one letter per
sound".
Write as you speak and speak (read) as it is written!
Latin
Cyrrilic
A
А
B
Б
Latin
Cyrrilic
N
Н
NO
BUTT
N
Њ
LASAGNA
FUN
V
В
VERY
O
О
DOG
G
Г
GIRL
P
П
PANTIES
D
Д
DOG
R
Р
RAIN
Đ
Ђ
GIORGIO
S
С
SNOW
ENTER
T
Т
THONG
E
Е
Ž
Ж
MOULIN ROUGE
Ć
Ћ
CIAO
Z
З
CRAZY
U
У
PUT
IDIOT
F
Ф
FUCK
YES
H
Х
HIGH
COW
C
Ц
PIZZA
LOVE
Č
Ч
BITCH
I
J
K
L
И
Ј
К
Л
Lj
Љ
TAGLIATELLE
Dž
Џ
JAM
M
М
MARTINI
Š
Ш
SHIT
Basic Bosnian
BOSNIAN
ENGLISH
DOBRO JUTRO!
GOOD MORNING!
DOBRO VEČE!
GOOD EVENING!
DOBAR DAN!
GOOD DAY!
LAKU NOĆ!
GOOD NIGHT!
DO VIĐENJA!
GOOD BYE!
KAKO SI?
HOW ARE YOU?
KAKO SE ZOVEŠ?
WHAT IS YOUR NAME?
JA SE ZOVEM…
MY NAME IS ….
HVALA!
THANK YOU!
DA/ NE/ MOŽDA
YES/ NO/ MAYBE
IZVINI!
EXCUSE ME!
OPROSTI!
SORRY!
MOLIM TE!
PLEASE!
KOLIKO JE SATI?
WHAT TIME IS IT?
NE GOVORIM BOSANSKI!!
I DO NOT SPEAK BOSNIAN!
NE RAZUMIJEM!
I DO NOT UNDERSTAND!
ULICA
STREET
GDE JE VE-CE?
WHERE IS THE TOILET?
NAZDRAVLJE/ ŽIVJELI
CHEERS!
KOLIKO KOŠTA…?
THIS?
WHAT IS THE PRICE/ HOW MUCH IS
MJENJAČNICA
EXCHANGE OFFICE
VINO/ PIVO/ VODKA
WINE/ BIER/ VODKA
VODA/ SOK/ MLIJEKO
WATER/ JUICE/ MILK
KAFA/ CAJ/ KAKAO
COFFEE/ TEA/ COCO
Numbers:
0
Nula
5
Pet
1
Jedan
6
Šest
2
Dva
7
Sedam
3
Tri
8
Osam
4
Četiri
9
Devet
10
Deset
20
Dvadeset
30
Trideset
40
Četrdeset
50
Pedeset
60
Šezdeset
70
Sedamdeset
80
Osamdeset
90
Devedeset
100
Sto
1000
Hiljadu
1 000 000 Milion
6. Contacts
If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us:
Organisers
E-mail address: [email protected]
Main Organizer Nermina Baljic : +387 62 884 555 [email protected]
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