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Albania. Tushemishtit. Two indigenous old women with umbrellas walk along the road close to Lake Ohrid. A bunker dating from the communist era has ben painted in colors and represent a turtle with black dots on its red shield. Turtles are diapsids of the order Testudines (or Cheloni) characterized by a special bony or cartilaginous shell developed from their ribs and acting as a shield. The concrete bunkers of Albania are a ubiquitous sight in the country, with an average of 5.7 bunkers for every square kilometre. The bunkers were built during the communist government of Enver Hoxha from the 1960s to the 1980s. Lake Ohrid straddles the mountainous border between southwestern Macedonia and eastern Albania. It is one of Europe's deepest and oldest lakes, preserving a unique aquatic ecosystem that is of worldwide importance, with more than 200 endemic species. The importance of the lake was further emphasized when it was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1979. Tushemisht is a village in the Korçë County, southeastern Albania. 21.5.2018 © 2018 Didier Ruef