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 ...

All on carts, Tirana, Albania travel blog

All on carts

A travel blog entry by greghahn

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Tirana 18 degrees and sunny Today we all have a shift on the morning carts from 10-12. Josh is with Alfred at our embassy carts and Dianne and Jona are on at University. We grab the carts and all are on station on time and enjoying it. Bianca and I try to ...

Last meeting and many goodbyes, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Last meeting and many goodbyes

A travel blog entry by greghahn

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Tirana 14 degrees, cloudy with the odd shower After a later start, we head out at 11.00 to the meeting, catching a cab. Everyone comes to say goodbye after and we have been told that some want to come out with us in the evening. Ilir the COBE wants a ...

Enjoyable witnessing and meeting, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Enjoyable witnessing and meeting

A travel blog entry by greghahn

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Tirana 18 degrees and sunny Today is another day of catching up witnessing for Josh and I, schooling for Bianca and other stuff for Dianne.  Later we gave our meeting - Mark our taxi driver drices us out and then picks us up at 7.45. We go to ...

Cart duty and a study started, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Cart duty and a study started

A travel blog entry by greghahn

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Tirana 16 degrees and sunny Today we are out in the ministry on cart shifts.  Josh is with Alfred at the university carts from 10 -12 and Dianne with Ana at Embassy. Bianca and I work together on territory. 6 items are taken from the carts today so ...

Witnessing and meeting, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Witnessing and meeting

A travel blog entry by greghahn

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Tirana 14 degrees and sunny Catch up day for the girls today as Josh and I head out witnessing for the morning, returning at 1.00. Not much to report, spoke to a nice guy who spoke english well outside the cinema in the centre. Left him a tract and ...

Big finish to February, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Big finish to February

A travel blog entry by greghahn

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Tirana 18 degrees and sunny All day witnessing or morning witnessing today for all of us. Dianne, Bianca and I are on cart duty at the embassy and Josh at University. Spring is a little early and my hay fever is in full swing. Bianca embraces her albanian ...

Another full day of witnessing, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Another full day of witnessing

A travel blog entry by greghahn

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Tirana sunny and 15 degrees Today Josh and I are back in service again. The group is at the usual place so we use the 2 buses to get out there. All good. Josh goes with Olsy and two other young brothers in a car. Luxury. I am assigned with Alban and ...

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 ...

Meeting and witnessing, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Meeting and witnessing

A travel blog entry by greghahn

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Tirana. 13 degrees and overcast Josh and I are out until 1.00 today. We start in an internet cafe and have a chat to the lady there.  As an added blessing, using the internet there is only 80c per hour, so I print my talk out. All good. We witness ...

Meeting and dance, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Meeting and dance

A travel blog entry by greghahn

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Tirana 15 degrees and sunny  A slow start to a full day as we sleep in and then catch a taxi out to the Kingdom Hall. The meeting is great and we continue to make new friends. Quality talk and Watchtower.  Afterward, we are off to a gathering ...

More of the same, Tirana, Albania travel blog

More of the same

A travel blog entry by greghahn

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Tirana sunny and 14 degrees Today we had a day at home as both Dianne and I were a little under the weather. A touch of flu maybe going around. So a day indoors despite the nice weather with a trip to the shop across the road the only outing. At 6.00 ...

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 ...

Tirana - a city with potential, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Tirana - a city with potential

A travel blog entry by andrew_mac

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... jobs I've had taking cabs in Eastern Europe. After crashing for the night, we woke up early to hit the main sights of Albania's capital city. Before I go into the experience, I want to preface this with the fact that Albania is one of the most ...

Full day out, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Full day out

A travel blog entry by greghahn

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Tirana 18 degrees and sunny A beautiful day today. Josh and I plan another full day out as we both have cart duty this evening. Bianca has schooling. The group is nice in the morning and we do some of our whatsapp calls in the camp before we go. We both ...

Talk and new apartment, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Talk and new apartment

A travel blog entry by greghahn

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Tirana 16 degrees and sunny I have the talk at the meeting this morning so we have a late start. At 11.00 we head out to the hall. All good. Nobody throws anything. WT goes well too. After the meeting I go and get the keys to our new place. Looks pretty ...

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 ...

Going Where Even Fewer Venture, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Going Where Even Fewer Venture

A travel blog entry by atlpilot36

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... hours in Ohrid were awesome.  I met some really nice people at the hostel and enjoyed hanging out around a picnic table.  Albania came up in conversation and I soon discovered two girls were heading that way and I kept a lookout for them so I ...

New month, Tirana, Albania travel blog

New month

A travel blog entry by greghahn

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... witnessing at the Iranian camp. The streets near Kashar gave some weird sights so I grab a few pics. They are still developing this area of Tirana so it looks much as the rest of the city did in 2008. Not great. I head home for lunch as it starts to ...

Breakfast with Mao, Hitler and Co, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Breakfast with Mao, Hitler and Co

A travel blog entry by eeyore82

... where you can get your car washed. Moreover, I havent seen that many big cars (especially Mercedes) as I have in Albania, especially in the south. Driving is aparently not considered to be potentially dangerous as cars would double you on small ...

Witnessing day, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Witnessing day

A travel blog entry by greghahn

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Tirana 17 degrees and sunny Josh and I start early in the ministry. We start around the casino area and then we head to the old Kingdom Hall complex.  At 9.45 we grab the carts and head to our respective stations, Josh and I are at different areas. ...

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 ...

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