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How To Speak Albanian

There was something lacking in the title ‘Birrë: Albanian For “Beer”’, possibly because the two words sound too much alike.  The best, and until recently only Kosovan beer is called ‘Peja’, named after a city in Kosovo, and I suppose … Continue reading

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Kosovo: An Introduction

Even as a burgeoning adult, I must admit that silly things sometimes really freak me out.  And I’m talking about really silly things.  I remember one occasion when I had just eaten and Courtney had come back from class and … Continue reading

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A Lesson in the Politics of People

Ever since high school I’ve been fascinated by Yugoslavia.  At the time, it was a war raging in Bosnia that caught my attention, and I began to read about a region that, until that point, I had only heard of … Continue reading

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A Croatian Tale: Act II-Something Reptilian This Way Comes

As little time as I ended up having in Split, I almost had much less.  There was an early train leaving Zagreb which would have gotten me into Split around midday, giving me plenty of time to explore the city … Continue reading

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