Gorani people

posted on 8th of october, 2016


The Gorani, meaning Highlanders, is an Islamic ethnic group which inhabits the Gora region, located between Albania, Kosovo and Macedonia. Another autonym of this people is "Našinci" which literally means "our people". They are also known among the neighboring Albanians by several exonyms, "Torbeshë" and "Poturë". They speak the Gora dialect, which is known by many Gorani as "Našinski".

The Gora region comprises Dragaš municipality in Kosovo, Shishtavec municipality in Albania and the area around the Šar Mountains in Macedonia. They are adherents to Islam and have a rich and varied folk culture. They have been claimed by Serbs, Bulgarians and recently Macedonians, but the general...

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Posted by Alaamiahclean on February 14, 2017
hey Malik5
Im grateful for the blog.Much thanks again. Great.
Posted by Clearvista on October 13, 2016
Very interesting blog. Something new I have learnt today, thank you. Great images also.
Posted by Data2203 on October 13, 2016
Very interesting place and traditions! The national costumes is beautiful!

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Cat Maya

posted on 9th of october, 2016

From book: Rosel, Alex - Cute Cats From Around The World
(Kindle Locations 632-637). Kindle Edition

Maya from Southern Kosovo owner and photographs by Admir Idrizi

Admir Idrizi Aljabak lives in a small village in Southern Kosovo where many feral cats live in the surrounding area. Most of these semi-tame cats depend on the local people during the colder winter months for food and shelter.


During the winter, five years ago, Admir noticed that a young kitten had taken up lodgings in his stable. The cattle that also resided in the stable appeared to have accepted their small companion without any concern and so Admir’s natural inclination was to allow the kitten to stay. This kitten, which was just a few weeks old, was obviously the offspring of one of the local...

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Posted by Malik5 on October 11, 2016
@Clearvista @FabioConcetta @Photostoryap Thanks for your comments
Posted by Photostoryap on October 11, 2016
Cats eye is more interesting, you got it. Great images! Thank you.
Posted by FabioConcetta on October 11, 2016
Really sweet pictures, I like the composition and sharpness!

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Prizren, historical city, Kosovo

posted on 13th of october, 2016

Prizren is a historical city located in southern Kosovo. It is the administrative center of the homonymous municipality and district.
The municipality of Prizren is still the most culturally and ethnically heterogeneous of Kosovo, retaining communities of Bosniaks, Turks, and Roma. The municipality has an estimated population of about 240,000 inhabitants, comprising both the town itself and its 76 villages. Prizren is located on the slopes of the Shar Mountain in the southern part of Republic of Kosovo. The municipality has a border with both Albania and the Republic of Macedonia.



See in Prizren

The Shadervan is a tourist area on the south side of town, there are numerous cafes and restaurants there. The ancient water...

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