Grand Hotel Leone
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Settling the bill was another interesting affair, as we were handed a bill for 12,500 leke, equivalent to 100 Euros - was this an attempt at a cash grab on the stupid tourists? Any other country, and that might have been the case, but not in Albania. I had read something about this in the guidebook, but Bledi explained to us that in smaller Albanian towns, when they say 1000, they actually mean 100. WTF???!?!? So our bill was actually 1250 leke, a much ...
... 5hour bus ride and I got dropped off a bit before the bus station as it was closer to my hostel. I headed off to the hostel about 5mins walk away over a footbridge crossing a gorgeous river and then up a long skinny cobble stoned street. At the hostel I checked in and relaxed for a while before heading back out to the town.
I made my way up the very long, very steep ...
... 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 ...
... 8217;t seem to be any zoning either as it appears you can put anything you want on the bottom floor next to a house that maybe isn’t used as a business next to a business of car rental or a grocery shop. Hodgepodge and higgelty piggely.
On our way to Berat, we are going to stop by Cobo winery for a tasting. Before we reach the winery, a wedding parade pulls out in front of us. The lead car has a sun roof and a videographer is standing up in ...
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