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... or drunk that America, Canada, or Britain. If you want to buy a can of
beer in a store here it’s not hard to find, unlike countries where it can only
be sold by a few places that have special licenses.
We left Shkoder in the morning for a very long drive by a roundabout
route to the next destination that’s not all that far away on the map. Valbona
is in a valley in far northern Albania near Montenegrin border, but the best
way to get there ...
... their arms, but kept their hands near their foreheads, above the eyes, palm flat and downwards or tilted slightly. A large bus was present to take people, presumably to the cemetery. A waiter ran from a nearby restaurant to join the line of saluting men. I looked later to see if I could figure out who was being honored, but no luck.
So then we drove back. The sun had come out, so it was a prettier drive. We opted to head south, around the lake, on ...
... ferry was met by various taxis, mini buses and they loaded piles of stuff on their roof racks. Dave commented that the whole atmosphere (down to the wailing, travelling goats) was reminiscent of India. Clearly local produce was brought in for sale and “useful things” like empty plastic bottles of all sizes, were being taken back to their settlements.
Rozafa’s skipper came to the helm. After crossing himself and saying ...
... and helpful lot. They have had a checkered history, with the communists and dictators etc, so its nice to see that they can still raise a smile. It appears you either own a donkey or a BMW in Albania. Albanians also sink any extra cash they have into the family home. The banks apparently are not to be trusted with your hard earned Leke.
It is the case with every campground we have stayed at, that the beach/lake front of the property receives attention. Step ...
From Durres we made our way to Skoder (also spelled Shkodra) arriving in the dark.
Sun 12th: At our hotel in Shkodra, we arose to church bells ringing. After lovely breakfast chat to Albanian manager, Aldo about the seemingly crazy obsession that young Albanian men in particular ...