Castle Konti Hotel

Rruga Nacionale, Tirana, Albania | Hotel

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2 Months, 12 Days...

A travel blog entry by aaron.doci

... with MK2MK came to Albania to talk about what they do. They said that as an MK, its really hard to really own your faith. So far I feel I have been living the faith that my parents have. This opportunity is the ideal way to help spread the news of Jesus Christ, and help me at the same time! I shall try to post about once a week while I am still in school, but once done and on the trip, I will try to write more than that. ...


A travel blog entry by sheppa80


... they emphasized that all Albanians are like this. It would be fair to say at this point in time, that everyone we spoke to had not been to Albania, and only knew this information because they heard it from a friend of a friend who apparently had been.

Taking their advice as gospel meant that every single one of the 4 million Albanians were going to steal from us, be dirty, rude, angry and have no culture whatsoever. “Oh my God,” we thought, what a place, ...

Albania.....Never again!

A travel blog entry by sammishaw


... at Pete although luckily he had a sense of humour gave a little smile and kept going.. He then got off the bus and we were on our way again. After a short little drive we were at the border, the Border was pretty quick they just stamped our passports and let us go (didn’t even need the beers). We were prepared for much worse, apparently Contiki coaches have been held up for hours there before. Through ...

Little Trouble in Big Tirana

A travel blog entry by mark.wilson


... were falling to pieces. Some people were even walking/climbing up to the top. Pete decided to get some good views of the city so he went up this very unusual but cool looking building.

Further south, we passed by the Congress Building (yet another creation of the former dictator's daughter and son in law) before entering the "Blloku" district, which was formerly the communist party elite hangout but now was a trendy bar and restaurant area. At end of the main road ...

First day of touring

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

... us of some of the buildings are we are driving. He points out some very traditional Communist buildings. He always says “communist” and it wasn’t until much later in the trip that I realized their dictator was when they had their communist period and they were never actually part of the Soviet Union.

Buildings were all the same and all painted a rather dull gun metal gray during ...


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