Travel Blogs from Tirana, Albania

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how to make 3 countries in 1 day, Tirana, Albania travel blog

how to make 3 countries in 1 day

A travel blog entry by bogna

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... was truly excited about the fact that he passed the "third world" curtain and actually only because of this fact he found himself in Albania. He turned towards the nearest pub though; the guy was supposed to be back in Ohrid on the same day, in ...

Albania, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Albania

A travel blog entry by baileyandkerry

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... them our experiences may not have been the same, but even so we would like to suggest people seriously consider Albania as a summer holiday destination. The people are friendly, genuine, and love the English. The capital is a fascinating place, ...

Scarecrows and Teddy Bears, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Scarecrows and Teddy Bears

A travel blog entry by jambo

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... , not to mention knowing where your bus will leave from. Jane befriends four fellow Slovaks who have a guidebook to Albania, something we are lacking. They confidently stride off in the direction of the recommended hotel and we follow. Somewhere along ...

Tirana, Tirana, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Tirana, Tirana

A travel blog entry by aborder

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Tirana, Albania - Landing in Tirana, I am greeted by the hot sun and zero cloud cover. The temperature on my keyring says 30C. My little keyring also has a miniature compass. Perfect for when I usually get lost. Here begins another adventure, but ...

Halloween Mayhem and Bunkers, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Halloween Mayhem and Bunkers

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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... private transport and jumped the border into Albania. For the first time, it felt like we were leaving Western Europe.  Albania is a quickly developing nation, and it shows everywhere.   Water only runs four time a day, just long enough ...

Not really in albania but some ..., Photographs!, Albania travel blog

Not really in albania but some ...

A travel blog entry by gdrenfrew

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Not really in Albania, but some miscellaneous ones from around the Middle ...

albania, Tirana, Albania travel blog

albania

A travel blog entry by talamarko

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... one building to pink and purple circles on another. Their origins stem from a guy who was either elected president of Albania or mayor of Tirana, I'm not sure which, when there was no money in the country and everybody was struggling. He was an artist ...

Albania, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Albania

A travel blog entry by schwate

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Hallo zusammen und Gruesse aus Tirana, Albanien, Land Nummer 124:-) Bin um kurz vor 9 in Tirana eingetroffen, die Strasse im Kosovo war schrecklich, der Grenzuebergang ziemlich merkwuerdig, es gibt zwar Kontrollposten, aber niemand hat die Paesse der ...

Tirana Albania, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Tirana Albania

A travel blog entry by lukeandbelinda

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... loveliest man.  He tried to explain all the sites of Durres to us and then dropped us off at the bus going to Tirana, the capital of Albania.  The bus was only a half an hour journey and after the night we’d had we just need to get to ...

The capital of chaos (sounds rather dramatic eh), Tirana, Albania travel blog

The capital of chaos (sounds rather dramatic eh)

A travel blog entry by papayaprincess

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... did everything he could to ensure that we had a great time! Thanks Deni! I will give you a little back ground: - Tirana and Albania have a very underdeveloped tourism industry, but i think that in a few years the country will boom... - It is a very ...

Tirana capital of Albania, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Tirana capital of Albania

A travel blog entry by dresden

31st day of travelling. Now are 3450km gone. Confusion on the border to Albania. No signs what to do, and what they want. Finally I managed to get a visa and enterd. Tirana is quite boring. Nothing realy to see. Countinue to Lake Ohrid on the border to ...

Passport Problems, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Passport Problems

A travel blog entry by dave-baker

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... covered in graffiti in a state of disrepair. After brief visits to the old city walls and a peek at the statue of Skanderbeg, Albania's national hero (more on him tomorrow) we headed to the Sky Bar for cocktails and views of the city from the revolving ...

Nothing to Balk(an) At!, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Nothing to Balk(an) At!

A travel blog entry by ware_daniel

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... time, I actually felt like I was in Europe, whereas last time I was there, I felt like I was in another world.  Albania has a really interesting history.  Part of ancient Greece, then part of ancient Rome, then part of the Ottoman Empire, then ...

Mountains and Markets - Tirana, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Mountains and Markets - Tirana

A travel blog entry by lostalready

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... of the mountains on the other side of Tirana is Kruja, a historic town famous as the castle of Skanderbeg. This guy is Albania's national hero, nicknamed the Dragon of Albania. Born in the 1400s when the Ottomans were ruling these parts, his family was ...

Furgons in Tirana, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Furgons in Tirana

A travel blog entry by katevoss

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... the train with and found a hostel with in Sarajevo.  So we all took the bus together on the 1.5hour trip over the Montenagro/Albania border to Shkoder, an Albanian town.    Tess, the girl from Mostar and I then hopped onto a furgon (mini ...

Tough Tirane, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Tough Tirane

A travel blog entry by ainaz

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Long way through Albania, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Long way through Albania

A travel blog entry by bharden

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... aussies or pomies, just people with beards. There was an outdoor kitchen. But it was cheaper to buy food. Everyone in Albania has a Mercedes. Apparently most have been stolen from the rest of europe. For such a poor country with broken pavement, no ...

Shqiperia, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Shqiperia

A travel blog entry by jamangie

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... flying and avoiding any nasty collisions with the other Mercedes........... because you see the Republic of Shqiperia - a.k.a. Albania - went throught the nineties in a lawless ride..... and part of the fun in those days was ...

Budva to Tirana, Albania, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Budva to Tirana, Albania

A travel blog entry by royelinda

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... we had a road stop and tried Cognac, quite nice. We also picked up Ilian he took us on a road trip of Albania to Tirana. Albania is the last of the former Balkan countries to break out of communist rule. Having obtained independence in 1991. The country ...

ggg, Hhhh, Albania travel blog

ggg

A travel blog entry by linda-and-moya

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Crazy roads and drivers!!!, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Crazy roads and drivers!!!

A travel blog entry by gary.rosewarne

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... ! We found our hostel and ventured into the city for dinner and a bit of dinner. Tirana in brief: - super cheap food, drinks and fuel - great food!! - the locals love a Mercedes Benz!!! - driving in Albania is crazy! Off to Macedonia ...

Jun 26, 2011, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Jun 26, 2011

A travel blog entry by gosa

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Journey throught the poorest European country, Saranda and Tirana, Albania travel blog

Journey throught the poorest European country

A travel blog entry by mjlankers

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... or worse. They told us to take a ferry around Albania, stopping in Italy, to get to Dubrovnik, Croatia... We had researched Albania on-line, spoke with family that lived there, and asked people about how it was traveling though. We heard really no ...

An interesting and rewarding country, Tirana, Albania travel blog

An interesting and rewarding country

A travel blog entry by mrconfused

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... "interesting and rewarding" part. Despite all the discomfort and uncertainty of the journey that day especially, and throughout my time in Albania, getting from place to place has always been a bit more of an adventure than elsewhere in Europe. Yet every ...

Arriving in Albania, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Arriving in Albania

A travel blog entry by mrsmac

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... . There were many beaches along the coast, all seemed to be packed with people. Then it was on through the border with Albania. What a difference in scenery. We moved away from the coast and it was so evident that this was a very undeveloped part of the ...

Poverty drives a mercedes, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Poverty drives a mercedes

A travel blog entry by mrconfused

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... anywhere. I think the only reason it took the better part of half a day was because of the state of Albania's roads. That's an experience in itself! Tirana is different. The second poorest country in Europe, and it's very obvious in the capital. Not so ...

Topophilia, Tirana., Tirana, Albania travel blog

Topophilia, Tirana.

A travel blog entry by adaptorplug

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... years ago when we first drove those trucks from Marlow through France down Italy up Greece and over the border into Albania. They were loaded with beds cleared out of redundant assylums that the Thatcherite 'care in the community' program had foolishly ...

Albania: borders opened to the world 1992, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Albania: borders opened to the world 1992

A travel blog entry by heidiandrew

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Finally made it to Albania after 3 days traveling via bus, taxi and furgon (a mini van with random people getting on and off along the way, very confusing) and its capital Tirana was a full on culture shock after the lovely seaside Croatia. The centre is ...

Jun 26, 2011, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Jun 26, 2011

A travel blog entry by gosa

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Eliza Dushku and the Mayor of Tirana!, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Eliza Dushku and the Mayor of Tirana!

A travel blog entry by eastin80

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... , come and talk to some Australians'. She came over and we had a nice chat to her about what she was doing (making a documentary about Albania for PBS), she told us she was Albanian and showed us her Albanian flag tattoo and then the man who was on TV put ...

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