Whitewater rafting on Una River in Bosnia has been a fantasy of mine for quite some time. Years ago, a friend who was shooting a Czech film where the rivers of Una and Unac meet showed me photos that looked so lush and wild that I told myself – I just have to go there! This past summer, a Bosnian friend in New York was sharing his pictures from a recent trip back home. Looking at what seemed like untouched wilderness, I made the decision on the spot – I must go, now. Or, at least, in the near future.
As soon as I arrived to Croatia in July, I dug out my precious Bosnian connections. In just a couple of days, I had a whole rafting trip arranged for a group of five: yours truly and four high school-era friends from Zagreb.
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