PECOB Portal on Central Eastern
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Wednesday November 21, 2018
 
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East, rivista internazionale di geopolitica
 
European Regional Master's Degree in Democracy and Human Rights in South East Europe
 

Author Galleries

Personal galleries offer a view on a place, region, or event as seen bya given author at a certain time. They provide direct insight intoplaces and cultures in a way that would be otherwise difficult to obtain.

Kazakhstan's two capital cities

All pictures were taken by the author in January 2006 in Kazakhstan. The pictures focuson new elements of independent Kazakhstan, as well as its landscapes.

All pictures were taken by Giorgio Comai, in January 2006 in Kazakhstan. The pictures focus on new elements of independent Kazakhstan, as well as its landscapes.

See the gallery "Kazakhstan's two capital cities"

 

From Pyatigorsk to Mount Elbrus

All pictures were taken by the author in May 2006 during a trip through the region. It includes pictures concerning locations of naturalistic, historical, geopolitical, and literary interest.

All pictures were taken by Giorgio Comai, in May 2006 during a trip through the region. They include pictures concerning locations of naturalistic, historical, geopolitical, and literary interest.

See the gallery "From Pyatigorsk to Mount Elbrus"

 

Albanian villages

This is a collection of pictures of former Montenegro president and prime minister Milo Đukanović.

These pictures have been taken by the author in the area of the Gomisque, Korpul and Fercc villages. Located in the mountains in the centre-north of Albania these small centres are spread in a beautiful and rocky region from Scutari down to the Pukë territory.

See the gallery "Albanian villages"

 

Shkodër

Men play domino

Shkodër is one of the biggest city in the north of the country and the main centre of the catholic enclave in Albania. Nonetheless, different faiths cohexist in Shkodër and seem to have found an exuilibrim of respect. The periphery of the city developed significantly becauseof the flux of immigrants coming from the villages in th mountains.

See the gallery "Shkodër"

 

01. Traffic jam in the periphery of Tirana

Cars and trucks queue in a five lanes road.

Tirana is well known for its chaotic traffic conditions; this phenomenon is partiularly evident in the periphery of the city where all roads from the provinces meet, causing frequent traffic jams.

See the picture "Traffic jam in the periphery of Tirana"

 

03. Ender Hoxha Mausoleum

On the right, a piramidal structure, on the left, a modern building with a large Raiffeisen Bank sign on it

In the Tirana town-centre there is a number of important multi-national financial companies just a few steps from the mausoleum that Enver Hoxha had built in his honor.

See the picture "Ender Hoxha Mausoleum"

 

04. The long boulevards of Tirana

Picture taken from a bus showing a long boulevard without cars with trees at its side.

In the central area of the city there are long boulevards with trees on each side that head to the central square.

See the picture "The long boulevards of Tirana"

 

06. Monument to Skanderbeg

Albanian flag is waving next to a statue of a warlord riding a horse, and in front of a minaret

This is a monument dedicated to the famous Albanian warlord Skanderbeg. He is considered to this day symbol of national pride and unity. Besides the monument, there is the most ancient mosque of Albania.

See the picture "Monument to Skanderbeg"

 
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