Blog from one of the Group 16 volunteers. They have been in country about 5 months so it’s nice to see a fresh take and be reminded of those things that are different about Albania, that I’m already accustomed to.

Holy Shqip Xhilli is in Albania

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During my short time living in Shipëria, I have noticed many things that are different here, that someone in America may notice.  You may notice that I often use the word different to describe things in Albania, because things are not necessarily better or worse here, but they are different.  In the end, attitude is the main factor in opinions of whether one country in better than another.  I feel that I can learn many things from Albanians and in turn they can learn many things from me.  Neither country is…

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