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... which was located inside the Dormition of St. Mary Cathedral. Built upon the foundations of a 10th century church in 1797, it survived the era of atheist communists and now displays dozens of spectacular religious artworks by Onufri.
Out of the castle and down the hill, we popped into another Ethnographic Museum, which again was housed within an 18th century Ottoman style house. The museum had numerous displays on Ottoman clothing and culture on show.
... for, whether they be visitors or residents.
Heading out for the evening xhiro, I caught Lorenc as he was also leaving, so we strolled together through Berat's centre. The topic of Albania's complicated history came up, something that can be a touchy subject for locals of any of the Balkan nations, and you could tell that the Ottoman occupation of Albania stirred a great deal of passion in Lorenc.
The concept ...
... 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. ...
... 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 ...
... were built around 500-700 A.D. with the oldest known excavation dating around 600 BC by the Greeks. Unfortunately, they cannot excavate anything else because too much has been built on top of the ancient ruins. We are going to see the amphitheater which was used for gladiator fights only, the theater which was used for plays and musicals and part of the agora which was the shopping part of ancient towns. Odeon’s were half circle stages covered with ...
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