Albania Europe's forgotten country (6/10)
Two men play dominoes in a 200-year-old hotel, the Elbasanit, in Korce. Albania is one of the poorest European countries, suffering from almost 50 years of international isolation due to a totalitarian regime under the communist dictator Enver Hoxha, who died in 1985, and a series of political decisions that led to Albania's economic breakdown in 1997. Presently the country is slowly recovering and is aspiring to membership in the European Union. ..MORE PICTURES AVILABLE ON REQUEST........
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