Dushk Village

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After the visit from Grekan Village, another student invited me to Dushk Village the next day. I will call her Rogue, because she looks like the character from X-Men. I was becoming tired after visiting to many places for a few days straight (after Durres, Kavaje, and Lushnje)! However, I couldn’t refuse. I want to absorb as much culture and experiences as much as possible. Also, I must help her improve English skills.

Dushk and Grekan are very close to each other and almost takes the same route outside the center from Belsh. Again, I had another nice scenic drive of the countryside. This time, it wasn’t in a farm. I stayed at Rogue’s apartment. It was nice and roomy.

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The building outside are old and run down, there were a few abandoned buildings, the ground was rocky and uneven. The place needs renovation but this is normal everyday life for the locals here.

I watched her feeding her chickens. Rice.

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She made us lunch and we watched TV.

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I met her cousin. He came from Greece. We walked around town and the scenery was beautiful. I felt like I was in another country.

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There was an overcast and it just rained. It was humid and lots of flying little insects were all over the place. They bugged me. Get it? Get it?

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We hung out at the local cafe and chat. Throughout my visit here, I spoke English to help improve her skills. We exchanged slangs and dialogues.

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We continued walking along the road and met a lot of Rogue’s cousins. Many has never met an american before so they wanted a picture with me. Finally headed back to her place for dinner. She made Byrek Me Mish, meat pie. I watched her bake it. It was delicious.

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And here is the final product!

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