Category Archives: The Balkans

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Kosovo | Balkan Tinder Box

  Between December 2103 and April 2014, I made two trips to Kosovo and travelled widely around what was at the time the second newest country in the world, after South Sudan. The country declared […]

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Lake Skadar | Balkan Gem

    Lake Skadar is the largest lake in the Balkans and Southern Europe. Covering an area of approximately 400 square kilometres; its western two thirds are part of Montenegro and its eastern third is […]

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Kosovan Mosques | 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 […]