Grand Hotel Leone
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... 7 months.. More than half of all the Albanian did this!
- When the Turks ruled in Albania they tried to coerce the Albanians to covert to Islam by allowing no taxes or required army service for those who converted!
-Ilir's uncle was imprisoned for 8 years just for naming his two children after his favorite Italian opera singers! The people could not listen to foreign radio stations or watch tv!
... the xhiro, the Albanian evening stroll.
It was at this point that we bid adieu to Bledi - it's a funny thing, because he was so hospitable that we weren't sure if he actually wanted to join us, but perhaps felt obligated. We were more than happy to have him come along, but worried that we may have been keeping him from some other obligation. As he left, he also offered to come back to show us around tomorrow, which we ...
... from the water line. I think the claustrophobia might set in on this one.
We spent the rest of the day meandering around the ruins at Apollonia then indulged in another gargantuan lunch - this time under a tree in a grassy meadow overlooking a bazillion lek view. Felt like i was in an arthouse Italian flick.
Also had a lookie at a beautiful church in a monastery on a hill at Ardenica. ...
... were stolen abroad, and brought to Albania; because Albania will issue license plates without doing checks on the papers of the cars or checking them against international police databases of foreign stolen cars, the cars roam free within Albania, but are liable to be confiscated by customs at the border. And why Mercedes? It seems like that particular choice is just a status symbol consensus.
Anyway, what have I been doing in ...
... leave and the smokiness clears a tiny bit.
We go back to our room and haul out our bags. Our guide had not stayed in this hotel last night as he has friends in town. As we are checking out, the management is very apologetic for the power outage and no heat and no hot water. There are three bottles of wine sitting on the counter and I think, "I’ll bet he is going to give those to us" and I was right. At the ...
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