Hotel Besani

Shkembi Kavajes, Durres, Albania | Hotel
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Albania... Nil Points!

A travel blog entry by ladieswotyacht


It turned out to be another bouncy crossing to Othoni a small island on the North West coast of Corfu and by the time we anchored for the night it was dark and windy and chilly!

Once the boat was put to bed for the night, we rested for a while in the saloon munching on Baklava washed down with mugs of tea.

The conversation turned to the plan for Monday. John wanted to pull a 200nm day and get us as far as Croatia without having to clear customs ...

Enter the 'Eee PC (Air)'

A travel blog entry by eastin80


... we had a lovely chat with a man who had been to Sydney. On the way home we stopped for coffee (I'm officially an addict now) and I found an inappropriately named chocolate bar called 'Black Man - White' and a lolly cigarette. Both items pictured here.

Terrible sight for a vegetarian: Look at the photo below. The sign "Mish Fresket" means "Fresh Meat". Look carefully in the bottom left hand corner. At least it's ...

Episode 22

A travel blog entry by overlandlyn2010


... John the Baptist. David can attest to this as he was tall enough to see in the coffin when it was opened by a priest for a couple of worshipers whilst we were there. Well! He saw the gruesome sight of a mummified hand, as for who it once belonged to, we’ll take their word on that. Here too, is a splinter of the 'true cross’. A great many churches in Europe have a splinter of the cross.

The true cross was found and identified by ...

Tirana & Durres (D)

A travel blog entry by brionyanddan


... and bread. It was very good. Briony remarked that there were no women in the whole place. Perhaps it was an Albanian men’s club.

Exploring further afield we wandered into the market area and picked up a few supplies. I browsed the street filled with second bikes for anything I could trade in the old second hand bike I picked up in London for the trip.

The route out of Tirana was much smoother than the arrival and we continuing ...

Nothing to Balk(an) At!

A travel blog entry by ware_daniel


... their level best to make Albania a great country. I had the good fortune to meet some of those people, namely Chris's father-in-law. A real hero, this guy. Sports hero of the past (he's like their Michael Jordan) turned Olympic official, turned mayor of Elbason, turned Godfather of Albania (that's my little title for him, I promise he's not a gangster). This guy, and all of his awesome sports hero friends, are the kinds of guys that Albania needs to ...


This hotel, located on Shkembi Kavajes, Durres, is near Kruja Castle and Skanderbeg Museum.
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