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KOSOVO Part 2: My neighbour is a savage, my mother told me so...

KOSOVO Part 2: My neighbour is a savage, my mother told me so...

Our translator was a local Albanian speaking Kosovar whose previous stereotype of the Gorani people in Brod was that of 'savages' - the reality could not have been farther from the truth, she humbly accepted her own ignorance. This tiny village of 8,000 people hidden in the Sharr mountains is mostly likely isolated for months at a time in the winter lending to their strong community spirit and courteous curiosity of visitors.