Notes on the Geography of Kosovo: Ferizaj
Call it "Ferizeye."
Public library--but that's very recent; it's about the oldest building in town and was erected by the Turks as the city hall.
Railway tracks, with plenty of memories for local Albanians, who remember having to flee only a few years ago from here to Macedonia.
Revenge: a Serb home.
Juxtaposition of church and mosque--the first deserted, the second serving a population that wears Islam lightly.
The apartments look modern, but they lack central heating. Hence the wood pile, which keeps one room in each apartment marginally warm.
Merchants find ways around insecure power supplies.
They seek the usual international icons.
They copy them when necessary.
Ask them, and they say that they want Kosovo to join the United States.
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