Monday, February 17, 2014

Skanderbeg in Leije

Skanderbeg is Albania's national hero.  He rescued them from the Ottoman Empire on multiple occasions.

Legend says that this sword could slice through a cow with one single blow!

Each of these shields represents a battle that Skanderbeg won.

Rozafa Castle

The Ottoman Bridge

Shkodra Mask Factory

These incredible masks are true works of art, used in Venice, Italy for Carnival!