Tag: orosh

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Rosita Forbes

IN THE LAND OF THE UNWRITTEN LAW Rosita Forbes, née Joan Rosita Torr, (1890 – 1967) was an English travel writer, novelist and explorer. In 1920–1921 she was the first European woman to visit the Kufra Oasis in Libya (together with the Egyptian explorer Ahmed Hasanein) in a period when this was closed to Westerners. She was the daughter of a British MP, was an indomitable and widely-travelled adventuress … Read More Rosita Forbes

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D.R. Oakley-Hill

FAMILY TIES Captain D. R. Oakley Hill (1898-1985) was an English officer who, for over nine years, was “Lieut. Colonel and Inspector of Gendarmerie” in Albania. He was staff officer to Major General Sir Jocelyn Percy, British organizer and Inspector-General of Albanian Gendarmerie, and acted as interpreter between his chief and King Zog. He visited Kapidan Gjon Marka Gjoni at the Sarajet in Orosh … Read More D.R. Oakley-Hill

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PORTE

Dera e Gjomarkut (Gjomarkaj Porte) After the death of George Kastrioti Skanderbeg, in the year 1468, in Lezhe, the Turks invaded Albania. The only castle still left in the hands of the Venetians and Albanians was the castle of Shkodra called “Rozafa”. The defenders of Shkodra were the famous Venetian Captain Antonio Loredano and Albanian Prince Leke Dukagjini. In 1479 the city of Shkodra … Read More PORTE

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SARAJET

TE SARAJET 24 QERSHOR, 2021 Sot, tek Sarajet e Gjon Marka Gjonit midis djemve te ri te Deres se Gjomarkut. Te dashtun miq e dashamire! Dielli i fotre gjithnon e lut njerzimin me gjet krojet e veta. Sot, si dite ne program te rindertimit te Sarajeve kishim per qellim marrjen e disa masave fizike dhe pershkrimin e terrenit per arkitektet por jo vetem kaq. … Read More SARAJET

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TE SARAJET

TE SARAJET 14 KORRIK, 2021 Oroshi nuk asht vetem Keshtjelle ndertue me gure, natyre, heroizem, histori, kroje e livadhe perzier. Oroshi eshe nje Keshtjelle njerzish; burrash dhe zonjash fisnike, qendisur me buzeqeshje prej shpitrash te paster e te lire, qendisur tek syte fjalet e mireseardhjes. Kjo zonje sot na priti me lot gezimi ne sy e na percolli po me lot gezimi. Eshte ne … Read More TE SARAJET

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SUMMER VISIT

TE SARAJET 28 KORRIK, 2021 Edhe pse temperatura teper te larta ,sot ishte nje dite e veçante per Oroshin. Faleminderit Arkitektit Giliberto Menconi dhe bashkepunetorit te studios se arkitektures dhe mikut yne Fatmir Macaj per pranine e tyre fizikisht ne truall te Sarajeve. Me arkitektin z. Menconi diskutuam gjate ne truall te sarajeve per variantet e struktures se adheshme dhe vura re me sinqeritet … Read More SUMMER VISIT

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Henry F. Tozer

VISIT TO SARAJET – 1865 Rev. Henry Fanshawe Tozer, (1829 – 1916) was an English writer, teacher, traveler, and geographer. He traveled extensively in Greece and in European and Asiatic Turkey. He visited the Sarajet in 1865. Below are excerpts from his book “Researches in the Highlands of Turkey, Including Visits to Mounts Ida, Athos, Olympus and Pelion, to the Mirdite Albanians and Other Remote Tribes” pub. London: John Murray, Albemarle … Read More Henry F. Tozer

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