Hotel Bel Conti
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... the rain was still hammering down, it was hard to work out what was the road and what wasn't. Giving up on sightseeing we found the ferry terminal, if you can call it that and booked our ferry. Such a struggle as everyone in Albania only accepts cash, so next mission was off hunting for a cash machine. After booking our ferry we had lunch in the van, only to be constantly hassled by poor wanting money and/or food. It's so hard because if you give one something they all crowd ...
... lunch before we go to the hotel. It is well into the afternoon but Klodi swings up a side street and takes us to a restaurant were we have a lunch and then he takes us to the hotel and says he will see us tomorrow to take us to the airport.
Our flight leaves at 2:20 and he said 1:20 would be plenty of time but I asked to be there at 1 to give us a little safety so he ...
... obvious in the towns, large concrete buildings very basic and unattractive .It reminds me of the eastern bloc countries of 30years ago.
The sea side towns are really developing with resorts being built everywhere to cater for the increasing numbers of tourists .
Last night we stayed in Berat, a medieval town. It was beautiful we had a great view from the balcony of our hotel room.We joined the locals and walked along the promenade before ...
... have no wine of any description to sell us, the meal was a bonus as it was included.
We are in Durres in Albania and our travel has taken us from the Island of Corfu in Greece by ferry then by bus over the border and into Albania. The difference to Greece is immediately visible. Firstly there are concrete bunkers everywhere. Small domes, looking like mushrooms, dot the landscape. They are made of concrete and iron and are virtually impossible to destroy, our guide ...
... Alexander the great. Thus the name Skanderbeg: After the Turks were defeated at Nis he jumped ship, dumped Islam and converted to Roman Catholic. He got the Albanian warlords to join forces and led them to repulse the Turks at many battles as the Turks tried to take over the country. Of 25 battles he fought he only lost 2. Then in 1468 at the age of 63 he died of a fever, probably malaria. After this Albanian resistance crumbled and the Turks took over: ...