Travel Blogs from Tirana, Albania

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Sightseeing in a Place with No Sights, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Sightseeing in a Place with No Sights

A travel blog entry by bumihills

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The following morning we set off for Albania's capital city, Tirana. 

We arrived in Tirana in early evening, and enjoyed an included dinner at a local restaurant in Blloku, or the Block, site of the former dictator Enver Hoxha's ...

The hunt for Albanian lager, Tirana, Albania travel blog

The hunt for Albanian lager

A travel blog entry by englishanddrunk

... ;   The passports were quickly returned and we drove on until we came to the Albanian border.      Albania operates a strange border policy wherein you have to pay to get in and out of the country.  Some sources had ...

I fiori di Tirana, Tirana, Albania travel blog

I fiori di Tirana

A travel blog entry by federica.f

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... la primavera. Attraversando la città non ritrovo più l'immagine grigia e cementificata di tredici anni fa, la Tirana odierna è completamente cambiata, si vede che in questi ultimi anni c’è stato un processo di rinnovamento e ...

La costa ionica e il passo di Llogara, Tirana, Albania travel blog

La costa ionica e il passo di Llogara

A travel blog entry by federica.f

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... "Pisha Flamur" ossia Pino Bandiera indicato dai cartelli come monumento naturale le cui cime sono modellate dal vento. Dopo pranzo riprendiamo il viaggio e continuiamo lungo la costa questa volta adriatica per giungere la sera a Tirana. ...

Albania, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Albania

A travel blog entry by bels_adventure

... I'll get do the odd thing like change a regular lunch order once a year ....... But enter a seriously developing country like Albania? I just took things to a whole new level in my books. Our greeting on the bus this morning was something along the ...

Teleferica a Tirana, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Teleferica a Tirana

A travel blog entry by federica.f

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... Tirana ad oltre 1600 metri di altezza. Il percorso è lungo e sorvola prima una parte periferica di Tirana recentemente costruita e più avanti un piccolo lago, intanto la vegetazione diventa sempre più fitta. Dalla stazione d'arrivo si ...

Inizia il viaggio, incomincia l'avventura!, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Inizia il viaggio, incomincia l'avventura!

A travel blog entry by federica.f

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Arrivo la domenica mattina al nuovo e pulitissimo aeroporto di Tirana dove ad attendermi trovo Genti (leggi Ghenti) che oltre ad essere stato un mio ex-collega quando ero in Kosovo è anche un mio caro amico e mi farà da guida personale per ...

Albanien - första intrycket, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Albanien - första intrycket

A travel blog entry by frida_peter

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... jag hinner precis tänka "men våra pass..." så stannar han och parkerar en liten bit bort och utbrister uppgivet "Albania problem, Montenegro NO problem, Albania problem... give me one euro per person!" Han traskar tillbaka och ger en ...

Hauptstadt Albaniens, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Hauptstadt Albaniens

A travel blog entry by yaeontheroad

Heute um 12 steige ich in den Bus nach Tirana, das ist die Hauptstadt von Albanien. Da ich gestern meine Flip Flops weggeschmissen habe ist es Zeit ein paar neue zu kaufen denn ohne will ich in keine dormdusche steigen und außerdem hab ich mir wohl den ...

Tirana, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Tirana

A travel blog entry by jphil8871

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Late night flight to Tirana via Rome, arrival after midnight. Hotel was very close to the Bllok area with plenty of restaurants and bars, nice three lined streets. Walking distance from everything. The rooms were okay, not special, but most have nice ...

Tirana, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Tirana

A travel blog entry by buksie88

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Where have all the petrol stations gone...Albania!, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Where have all the petrol stations gone...Albania!

A travel blog entry by lucindafagan

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... . (the Sharks got hammered by the way...)  After the game we packed up and hit the road set for Albania. We were apparently on the main road to Tirana, although it was full of massive pot holes and there was about 10kms of just dirt, oh well Jabula ...

Tirona, Albania, Tirona, Albania travel blog

Tirona, Albania

A travel blog entry by boris_j

Chyyea i ate brain soup here.. not to bad actually i must admit ...

A Mania for Albania, Tirana, Albania travel blog

A Mania for Albania

A travel blog entry by wareameye

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I'm becoming quite a fan of Albania. The people are so friendly, and so curious about us. The weather is absolutely perfect. Our guide is delightful and gets our wacky humor. It is Friday night, and the streets are filled with locals celebrating the end ...

Tirana (saurus rex?), Albania, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Tirana (saurus rex?), Albania

A travel blog entry by wareameye

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... , so you'll get more photos then. These were shot with my cell phone as I didn't have my big camera unpacked.   We're all tired and jet-lagged, but happy to be here! I never thought I would someday be writing to you from Tirana, Albania! What a ...

Do You Want to Sleep in My House?, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Do You Want to Sleep in My House?

A travel blog entry by zach.fang

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Never in a million years did I think I would ever cross the border into Albania on foot, but that happened today. I caught the 515 bus to Budva, getting in a little after 6. The next stop was Bar but I asked if there was a direct bus to Ulcinj and ...

DAG 6, Tiranë, Albanië travel blog

DAG 6

A travel blog entry by claudetimperman

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We vergrekken redelijk vroeg richting Macedonie. In Tirane is het weer opletten in het verkeer . Eenmaal erbuiten is het heel goed te doen maar wel gladde en slechte wegen. Toch zijn ze hier bezig met overal nieuwe snelwegen aan te leggen . We nemen de ...

Hello and a hasty goodbye to Albania, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Hello and a hasty goodbye to Albania

A travel blog entry by emfairweather

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Well after our several days of 'relaxation' in Greece, we were in for a bit of a culture shock upon arriving in Albania... Firstly there was actually getting into the country at the border. The 30 of us were sitting on the coach at the border for about 20 ...

Around Tirana, once of Enver Hoxa, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Around Tirana, once of Enver Hoxa

A travel blog entry by gogan

The road to Tirana was a mesmerizing experience. (to ...

Italian Men, a German Girl, and an American Boy, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Italian Men, a German Girl, and an American Boy

A travel blog entry by jeffwright

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Dec 13-15 The bus ride from Tivat, Montenegro to Tirana, Albania required three connections. Thankfully, I made each one with very little fuss. We drove through beautiful mountains, valleys and the Montenegrin wine country. Since the rain was relentless ...

Walkin cross the border!, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Walkin cross the border!

A travel blog entry by travelismylife

... was a total of 6 people walking across so it was easy, quick and friendly! The journey from the border to Tirana was amazing!!!! The mountains of Albania are stunning, the  115 km journey took a few hours but the switchbacks were intense and with the ...

Depature, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Depature

A travel blog entry by via_girl

Soooooooo EXITED!!! I was finally going to se Spain :D:D:D. Waking up at four o'clock in the morning was really worth it. I was soooo exited (I know I said it before but I raly was!!!). After checking in and went through all the controls in the airport ...

May 05, 2007, Tirana, Albania travel blog

May 05, 2007

A travel blog entry by robandjoan

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Tirana - Albania's Unusual Capital, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Tirana - Albania's Unusual Capital

A travel blog entry by modernnomad67

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... of Albanian history from prehistoric times through the Communist era, but nothing is in English. The National Museum of Albania has a significant collection of religious icon paintings, but most Albanian art from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, ...

Are we crazy?, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Are we crazy?

A travel blog entry by gr8escape

(S) Well it wouldn't appear so. At least not yet. Our bags came off the luggage carousel, our rental car is ready for us at Hertz, we make it out of town and up the mountains towards Kosovo by 1 pm. Although my travel partner nearly got us kicked off the ...

Tirana and around Tirana, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Tirana and around Tirana

A travel blog entry by alister.bland

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Spent the first full day here 45km from Tirana - in the mountains. A guided trip with 6 others, and a guide. Took a mini van to a small village on the side of the mountain and then proceeded to walk. Hot but easy going to start with - as far as the ...

Berat to Tirana , Albania, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Berat to Tirana , Albania

A travel blog entry by vaughans

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Albania is an interesting country. Friendliest people living in not so nice conditions. The roads are really rough and rubbish everywhere. The farmers work really hard and do everything with hand tools and animals. There is not much ...

Framme i Albanien, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Framme i Albanien

A travel blog entry by fritzarna

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... plan där till Wien. Lämnar Wien 12.45 mot Albanien. Nu blir det spännande om vi får vårt bagage i Tirana ... JO, där kommer väskorna. Vår guide Anita mötte oss alla 20 som är med på denna resa. Turen ...

We all fly off and some

We all fly off and some "best ofs"

A travel blog entry by greghahn

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Fiumicino 22 degrees, overcast   Today is travel, so we start out with a leisurely breakfast at the Confort Hotel which is a nice place for a stopover prior to flying. Josh seems determined to eat all the croissants while Dianne gets her toast stuck ...

Poorest country in Europe., Tirana, Albania travel blog

Poorest country in Europe.

A travel blog entry by thiskiwiflies

... tour which showed us different areas and parts of the town. There was a lot of stuff I didn't quite understand about Albania. The amount of beggars from Romania was insane they hold their children at traffic lights, border crossings or just about ...

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