Category Archives: Religion

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Kosovan Mosques and Islam

The Ottomans conquered the Serbs and this part of the Balkans in the 15th Century, converting the population to Islam. There are many mosques throughout Kosovo, some truly historic and many exquisite in terms of […]

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Sultan Mehmet Fatih Mosque – Pristina, Kosovo

The Sultan Mehmet Fatih Mosque, also known as the Imperial Mosque, was built in 1461 by Sultan Mehmet II Fatih and is one of the largest and best preserved Mosques in Pristina. It’s located in […]

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The Patriarchate of Peç

The Patriarchate of Peç is the holiest site in the Serbian Orthodox Church and ironically is situated in the north western corner of Kosovo, which is majority Albanian Muslim. The medieval Monastery complex is located next […]

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Balkan Tinder Box

I came across this young boy on the tinder box divide between the Christian Serbian North and Muslim Albanian South, of Mitrovica, in northern Kosovo. The boy looked at me with a hard unforgiving stare, […]

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The Hanging Monasteries of Meteora

In the centre of Greece, is one of the most breathtaking sights you can see. Driving along the central plain, southwest from Mount Olympus, one unexpectedly comes across dramatic rock formations towering out of the […]

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