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... quite happily at the speed limit and there is no problem. Suddenly one of these boys in their posh cars arrives and is breaking his neck to overtake every car possible. Solid white lines means nothing to them and any oncoming traffic better just get out my way seems to be their attitude!!!
Finally I arrive into the town of Arta and rather than take the bypass I decide to head through the town and see what a large Greek town is like.
One thing in this country ...
... 10.30. I ring Severin and we meet up at the bus station. We walk up a cobbled street to their apartment which is on the top floor - we joke about having the penthouse!. We get acquainted for a few minutes but I don't want to hold up his ministry so we part - he back to the territory and me up the long climb to the old town of Gjirokaster.
I head first to the castle. It is high up with great views over the city, valley and mountains ...
We had specially requested a higher floor room in our Monodendri booking thinking a second floor room would give us even better views......which it did......but it was also yet more stairs so we got those thrown in as well....... Honestly we should all have calves of steel by the end of this trip! This is the first time we've all been in a room together but even though it was a two night stay there seemed to be plenty of room. It helped also that our bathroom habits in terms of ...
... to someone stopped in the middle of the street and then just after we crossed the Rio Antirrio Bridge all the cars that had been speeding along like mad things all came to a very sedate pace and a nice straight lane, we were commenting how strange this behaviour was when we came around a corner to find about 3 or 4 police cars and policemen on the other side of the road with several cars pulled up, not sure if it was maybe a random breath test type thing or just ...
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Gjirokaster is built on the side of a granite mountain with a big old fortress looming over it all. I love Kadare’s book Chronicle in Stone, the way the talks about the city, the stone and the people. My favourite line was something about the way fought each other in the old days, when they did exacty what they said they were going to do (I’m going ...