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Alexandros Demetriades | A Balkan Journey

Stooped in tradition and history the Balkans have a character to them that reveals both a steely strength and delicate sensitivity all at once. Blood and tears run with equal measure in this part of the world.



The photos in this volume are personal records of events that have taken place in the physical world. They are about discovery, not creation; about finding out, not inventing – for other people to see how the photographer has framed what he has witnessed. These photos are meant to educate us. And they will, provided we are willing.