Bosnia. Medjugorje. Podbrdo, also called the Apparition Hill, is the place above the village of Bijakovici near Medjugorje where the six visonaries in the first days saw the Virgin Mary. Since then it is here that the pilgrims gather for prayer of the rosary. On september 8 2001by a gift of koreans pilgrims, a statue of the Queen of Peace, the Virgin Mary, was erected and blessed at this place. Two men from a group of russsian pilgrims carry an handicapped woman by holding her in their arms. © 2002 Didier Ruef