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Oćevija is a village located on Zvijezda mountain on the half way from Vareš to Olovo, famous for it's blacksmith history that goes to the medieval times.
Located on the far northeast part of Bosnia and Herzegovina in the fertile plains around Bijeljina ethno village Stanišići is reminiscent of the real mountain village from central Bosnia. Small hills, creeks and lakes is not a common environment which can be found around Bijeljina.
This was one of the most exciting bicycle rides of this year and it's happened mainly in the Misoca river canyon. Our journey started in Sarajevo sometimes in May 2011 and the goal was to visit Misoca canyon on our bikes. Five of the participants met in Sarajevo and took a bus to the Nisici heights where was our starting point.
Doli is not so famous resort located on the Zvijezda mountain near city of Vares, but it is definitely a place where you can enjoy. Visitor cannot find there big hotels, sky terrains, expensive restaurants or stuff like that, but Doli resort is an ideal place if you are looking for some quiet space for you and your family or some barbeque spot in the evergreen forest.
Zvijezda mountain is located in central Bosnia near the Vares city and it's top peak is located on the altitude of 1349 meter. We don't know anything about the origin of it's name but "zvijezda" means "star" and when you come there and enter it's evergreen forests only thing that you probably can see in the night is the stars on the sky.
Vares is a small town located 45 km north of Sarajevo with a very long and rich history that goes back to prehistoric times. How old the history of this area is indicated by founding old bronze exhibits in the village of Brgule. Vares is known for mining and processing iron ore and has been a very important city in the medieval because of production of weapons and tools.