Çerçiz Topulli was an Albanian guerrilla war leader that fought all 3 of our enemies: Turks, Greeks, and Serbs. He was born in 1880 in Gjirokastra in a patriotic family of 14 kids. Him and his older brother Bajo fought hard for Albanian independence, but Bajo was more political whereas Çerçiz was more into war.
Do you know that once in Albania, but not only, the ability to steal was highly valued? It was not seen as a dishonest job. Only the theft of "small stuff" was despised.
In the continuation of this story, we will tell you about an entertaining event from hundreds of years ago and a tradition of today in the areas of Laberia.
Many foreigners ask: "How is it possible that Albania was under the Ottoman Empire for 5 centuries and managed to survive again, even though it was fragmented?!"