Hotel Argena

Lushnje City Center, Lushnje, 1233, Albania | Hotel
Prices starting from $45.00
 

Travel Blogs from Lushnje

Albania, the land of a million Mercedes

A travel blog entry by nickyandian

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... said something in Albanian and unplugged the meter and put it in the glovebox....
This was to be our first taste of what driving in Albania is like. The roads were country roads and the driving was crazy. Halfway into the trip we stopped at petrol station and the driver took the `TAXI` sign off the roof. After a few strange looks between Shelley and I we figured taxis must not be allowed to cross the border. We arrived at the border and the the driver told is `no ...

Albanians are good at digesting...

A travel blog entry by jane.hebiton

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Is how Klodi explains why Albanians all seem to be racehorse thin. I like to think it has something to do with the raki, liberally applied from dawn to dusk, the huge mountains that Albania is built on (and every castle is at the top of one of them) and maybe the giro.

I can hear you asking “what’s the giro?” and possibly with my spelling it might be a little difficult to find. It’s the early ...

Nice Day in Berat then Cold and Hungry in Fier

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

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... too so you can recognize what is painted and therefore know what the church is called. We don’t so we never could guess at any of the churches but at least we knew where to look. We were able to go behind the front wooden panels into the altar room in this church because it isn’t a working church anymore. There were frescoes on the walls behind the altar at one time but they have pretty much been destroyed. The ...

Out & About the Ruins, The Bunkers & The Turkeys

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

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... of the amphitheater. And it wouldn’t surprise me if we went across the street and found some of the shopkeeper stones in the houses of today. Later we walk around parts of the old walls and look at the massive guard towers that jut into the park.

Our guide asks me if we want to go to the beach for a coffee and snacks or if we want to go for a panorama view. I ask to do both and he says “of course, why not?” We drive up a hill ...

Favourite photo of the trip so far...

A travel blog entry by eastin80

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Favourite photo of the day, if not trip so far: We went for a walk this morning and came across people selling their wares on the street. Up until this point in my life I had not yet come across old men selling leeches on the street. Of course we stopped and had a look and he told me (in Albanian, naturally, what they were for and asked if I wanted to buy one. I politely declined). We asked if we could take a photo and he was ...

Location

This hotel, located on Lushnje City Center, Lushnje, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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