Hotel Bel Conti
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... find a massive and super flash carrefour supermarket on route which was a bit of a shock - didn't expect to find one of those here, so stocked up on some meat for a beach BBQ later. Then the fun began, we called on our city specialist driver and all round aggressor Owen to take on the job. He did superbly at multiple lane intersections with no lights or general traffic etiquette all whilst driving with no direction from tommy as he only had ...
... security and were engaged by locals everywhere we went. Everybody wanted to borrow our masks or join us for shots. They loved us--until we started breaking glasses and spilling drinks. Seriously, who kicks Santa out of the club?
Best to get while the gettin's good so we split town the next morning and headed east to Macedonia.
(Written by Ben)
Two things Dave forgot ...
... B.C.! I looked down into an ancient amphitheater that is still used even today. There were many other cool sights but let's just cut to the Parthenon. Massive in size, the columns are 34 feet in height and 6 feet in circumfernce. I remember writing a paper on the Parthenon senior year in art history but if memory serves me right, I got a D or an F on it cause I decided to research and write the paper the morning it was due. ...
... has been done, some of the fortress was rebuilt but nothing of the houses, one of the churches has been rebuilt recently by a member of the family who originally built it. The churches were converted into Mosques by the Turks, and one of them got ruined when gun powder exploded in it. Archeological findings here date human settlement as far back as 700 BC. It is well inland from the present day city and stands on a hill overlooking a village, ...
... the litter that is everywhere, but in Tirana this seemed to be much less of a problem. The river was pretty much clean, the streets as well, there were numerous parks with fountains and the smart area of Blloku, which used to be off limits to anyone other than communist party officials and is now full of smart bars and restaurants. When you went outside the central streets the parks became much less well maintained and there were more stray dogs and beggars, so the picture ...