Castle Konti Hotel

Rruga Nacionale, Tirana, Albania | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Tirana

Come to Albania!

A travel blog entry by mickyjohn on May 31, 2014

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... to lakes/rivers (second only to Norway in water resources), to bears, mountain cats and migrating birds. The home brewed Raki from plums starts to flow with the morning coffee. Meals are accompanied by sumptuous varieties of fresh homemade goat and cow's milk cheeses and thick pungent sour creams blended with peppers or whatever is around in the garden. The vegetables tend to be organic, taste great and are cheap. We don't want to benefit from the fact that others are poor but it ...

Morning in Tirana, then off to Pristina

A travel blog entry by greghahn on Nov 04, 2013

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... able to explain where I am from an from and congregation etc and that I am heading to Pristina. They head off and so do I, always nice to meet our brothers.

Back to the hotel for breakfast which is really good. I mention that I may have to wait until 3.00 for a bus, no problem they say, check out is 11.00 and they show ke a room they can lock my luggage in for rest of the day. A very friendly family run place.


I walk down to the local markets ...

Getting to Albania

A travel blog entry by alister.bland on Aug 09, 2013

4 comments

... here - they just leave from the side of the road - in different places for different destinations. And, not so many people speak English and those that do often have no idea where the bus you want leaves from as they have never caught it.
But made it. Great scenery all the way down the coast to the south of Montenegro. Then a real change in Albania as we were inland and it was just flat farming country - but no where as developed ...

A change of perpective

A travel blog entry by kokyuho on Nov 02, 2012

... where you can hear the praying singing through the day. Other anecdote is that here in Albania people nod to say no and turn the head from side to side to say yes, just the opposite as we are used to. This is really confusing at the beggining! :P I would definetely have liked to spend some more time in tirana, but my bus to Sarande was leaving in the morning of the next day. I've decided, I have to come back and visit the balkans more slowly and deeply for ...

Crazy roads and drivers!!!

A travel blog entry by gary.rosewarne on Apr 06, 2012

2 comments, 14 photos

... d opened up he walked away without even checking! Then I heard someone's voice shout "unpack it all"... When looking back it was a guy with his family parked behind us and he was making a joke! I went across and chatted to them and they were heading to Lake Ohrid in Macedonia. The Samson family (Richard, Francis, Alice and Rhona) have lived all over (incl. Zim) and gave us their business card to meet up for a drink in Ohrid. We ...

Location

This hotel, located on Rruga Nacionale, Tirana, is near Blue Eye (Syri Kalter), Ksamil Village, Skenderbeg Castle, and Sarande Museum.
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