life after 40 years communism

After years of communism, Albanians stand up to take their future in their own hands. For year’s mafia ruled Albania, being the transit country between the east and west. Trafficking in humans, drugs and weapons where their best export products. Now more then 10 years later the economy is booming. The face of Albania is changing fast; markets become shopping centers, riverbanks become boulevards while older people struggling to find their new role in society.

For Daily Newspaper Trouw / albania 2004