My journey as a storyteller was inspired by childhood trips with my mountaineer grandfather, who introduced me to the wonders of the natural world, while sharing tales of the people and places from his adventurous life. He sparked in me a...
Gazmend Bikaj collects brush from the surrounding forest to construct a roof over a livestock enclosure in Koprisht. Gazmend is a shepherd from Kalsa, a hamlet some 30km away, where he lives with his family most of the year. During the summer months they migrate to an encampment in the high pastures of Koprisht, taking a flock of sheep that belong to a farmer from the lowlands. The family are paid to watch over the sheep as they graze throughout the summer and receive a portion of the milk produced.