travel - Part 2

posted by mh on 2006/11/27 12:10

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A new website aimed at promoting tourism in Kosovo ("History in the Making") has been set up by the Kosovar Ministry for Trade and Tourism. The virtual offer is still fairly modest (compare with Bosnia-Herzegovina's multimedia spectacle at www.bhtourism.ba), but at least the interested reader can learn about the existence of such architectural styles as the "Byzantine-Kosovarian Style" (from the "Nemanja Period"), the "Romano-Gothic-Kosovarian style", or the "Islam-Kosovarian Style", and that the outside influences of "Helen, Roman, Byzantine, Western and Eastern – Ottoman cultures [...] did not weaken in any way the characteristics and features of the material and spiritual culture of the native (autochthonous) Illyrian – Arbëror – Albanian population. [...] When you experience Kosovo you will discover the multicultural heritage that began with the native Illyrian/Albanian". Sure this is still about tourism?

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