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... town of Kruja, where we were to spend our day. The bus dropped us off and we had to walk up to Kruja Castle, a steep, uneven climb. We visited the castle ruins where we visited the Skanderbeg National Museum where we learned about the national hero of Albania who stood up to the Turks and the Ottoman Empire. Very interesting visit, with murals and artifacts from the 14th & 15th centuries. Next we walked down another steep, uneven climb within the castle in order ...
... 20 or better on just three shots or repeat the grade. Different times during the Cold War. We also passed over one of his swimming holes. We saw bunkers in the hillside that were used to store ammo and munitions in case of an attack on Albania. Now no longer used. At the top we walked over to a restaurant for lunch. We had a nice view of the city below us. The meal was "Greek" salad again, wood grilled eggplant & zuchnni, bread and grilled lamb, with fruit ...
... of tomatoes, onions, cucumber and peppers, then we also had dishes of eggplant (delicious), stuffed peppers, white beans, borek (very much like a Greek pie and wonderful to eat), and two sweet deserts. A quick walk back to the hotel through a park about 8:30 being enjoyed by couples and families. It is the middle of Ramadan, so no eating until after sunset. Once back at the hotel we crashed after the extra long ...
... things we'd like to learn more about:
1) Why are there so many gas stations?
2) Why are there so many car washes?
3) What are the carts hauling near Berat? Is it alfalfa?
4) Why are there so many furniture stores (mobilieri)?
5) Why are the shelves in the gas stations empty?
We'll have to have her and her spouse over for dinner so we can learn the answers to these and many other questions!
We ended the day at ...
... a whole chicken (minus the breasts I think) and Logan had what looked like ribs, although he wasn't sure. I really don't like eating meat off bones so barely touched the chicken, which when the bill came we discovered cost 12 Euros!!! More than the whole of lunch!! I couldn't sleep for thinking about it!! Ripped off, they saw us coming. I suppose you have to take the good with the bad :) Off to Macedonia tomorrow