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Meet me at the square at five," my friend Elvi yelled as he turned the corner with a quick step. He was walking bent forward, shrinking into his heavy coat since the thick snow and the freezing wind wouldn't let him straighten up. ThereI was, alone, somewhere on the northern side of this small, beautiful town of Korca, Albania. The images of the great pine trees standing on both sides of the boulevard brought the festive atmosphere of New Year's Eve to mind. The branches were so loaded with snow that they almost bent to the ground. This natural decoration made a wonderful scene. I took a look at the sky; the smoke coming from the chimneys added to the beautiful panorama a very romantic ambiance. Surrounded by this, I felt more welcome than ever. After a shorttrip to Greece, I thought, What a great thing, to be home. It was December 31,1998. My friends, my cousin Kostika, and I had decided to celebrate New Year'sEve on the mountain, in the small, wooden cabin we had built. The mountain stood 5,000 feet high and was very close to the town. We only had to walk for a few minutes and we were at the bottom of this challenging giant. But it was impossible to cover the distance on foot with our equipment. The thick snow had covered the earth and there was no way we could use the old truck we normally used. Then I had a brilliant idea. Why not use a sled, since I had two of the strongest and most beautiful malamutes on the face of the earth? Once said,it was done. When the dogs realized they were to be part of our determined group,they were happier than ever. They were 15 months old, and had already developed strong muscles from their intense training. The equipment consisted of our heavy blankets, several portions of dried fish (food for the dogs), two heavy axes, and beverages. We would need all this to keep our body temperature up during that 40 degree below-zero night. My cousin and I had to fit everything in the sled, not an easy task. After two hours, everything was ready. By 4:30 a.m.,the dogs were furiously moving back and forth and side to side for a better fit of the heavy leather leashes. For a moment I stood and thought to myself thatJack London's sled in Alaska mustn't have been a lot different from ours. It was freezing outside, but the fire in my heart and the light in malamutes' eyes defied the winter. Everyone was at the square at five o'clock. I didn't have to say "Mush" because once the gate was open, the dogs rushed forward. They knew what was expected, and they pulled with such strength that we reached the top of the mountain in less than two hours. The snow that had just started was being carried away by the wind and gathering in piles by the sides of the road. People usually get nervous when they find themselves in the middle of the winter 5,000 feet high on a mountain, but we didn't. The blood was rushing in our veins more forcefully than ever, and once we saw the outline of the cabin, we were full of joy. By eight o'clock that night, the small, cold cabin was transformed into a warm, noisy, joyful atmosphere. Great chunks of roast were being swallowed, and, of course, Greek music was playing on the stereo. Honestly,I can't remember a greater event in my life. What can be more fun? A group of six young men happily celebrating with the malamutes in the heart of a huge forest,which looked more frightening than ever when covered by the darkness of the night. It was amazing, and it had to be that way. It had to be great. It was the last day of 1998.
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New Year's Eve

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              Meet me at the square at five," my friend Elvi yelled as he turned the corner with a quick step. He was walking bent forward, shrinking into his heavy coat since the thick snow and the freezing wind wouldn't let him straighten up. ThereI was, alone, somewhere on the northern side of this small, beautiful town of Korca, Albania. The images of the great pine trees standing on both sides of the boulevard brought the festive atmosphere of New Year's Eve to mind. The branches were so loaded with snow that they almost bent to the ground. This natural decoration made a wonderful scene. I took a look at the sky; the smoke coming from the chimneys added to the beautiful panorama a very romantic ambiance.
             
              Surrounded by this, I felt more welcome than ever. After a shorttrip to Greece, I thought, What a great thing, to be home. It was December 31,1998. My friends, my cousin Kostika, and I had decided to celebrate New Year'sEve on the mountain, in the small, wooden cabin we had built.
             
              The mountain stood 5,000 feet high and was very close to the town. We only had to walk for a few minutes and we were at the bottom of this challenging giant. But it was impossible to cover the distance on foot with our equipment. The thick snow had covered the earth and there was no way we could use the old truck we normally used.
             
              Then I had a brilliant idea. Why not use a sled, since I had two of the strongest and most beautiful malamutes on the face of the earth? Once said,it was done. When the dogs realized they were to be part of our determined group,they were happier than ever. They were 15 months old, and had already developed strong muscles from their intense training.
             
              The equipment consisted of our heavy blankets, several portions of dried fish (food for the dogs), two heavy axes, and beverages. We would need all this to keep our body temperature up during that 40 degree below-zero night. My cousin and I had to fit everything in the sled, not an easy task. After two hours, everything was ready. By 4: 30 a. m. ,the dogs were furiously moving back and forth and side to side for a better fit of the heavy leather leashes. For a moment I stood and thought to myself thatJack London's sled in Alaska mustn't have been a lot different from ours. It was freezing outside, but the fire in my heart and the light in malamutes' eyes defied the winter.
             
              Everyone was at the square at five o'clock. I didn't have to say "Mush" because once the gate was open, the dogs rushed forward. They knew what was expected, and they pulled with such strength that we reached the top of the mountain in less than two hours. The snow that had just started was being carried away by the wind and gathering in piles by the sides of the road. People usually get nervous when they find themselves in the middle of the winter 5,000 feet high on a mountain, but we didn't. The blood was rushing in our veins more forcefully than ever, and once we saw the outline of the cabin, we were full of joy.
             
              By eight o'clock that night, the small, cold cabin was transformed into a warm, noisy, joyful atmosphere. Great chunks of roast were being swallowed, and, of course, Greek music was playing on the stereo. Honestly,I can't remember a greater event in my life. What can be more fun? A group of six young men happily celebrating with the malamutes in the heart of a huge forest,which looked more frightening than ever when covered by the darkness of the night. It was amazing, and it had to be that way. It had to be great. It was the last day of 1998.
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