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... of Kotor at the head of it. The scenery was quite different to Croatia but once again very beautiful as you can see from the photos. We had picked up our local guide Alexandra and she gave us a lot of background as we drove into Kotor. Once we arrived there we had a walking tour of the old city which was really pretty. We then had about an hour and a bit free time so we took up one of Alexandra’s suggestions of a place for lunch and enjoyed a beer and Craig ...
... as Ady and Kashas shift was about to start. Halfway there we said goodbye to them and went to get some cash out, then went for a pizza each at Big Bite before going back to the hostel. We got a beer and had a chat with a bunch of people from Scotland who had just checked in. Darren and Ady played some guitar, and Ady was giving Darren lessons on how to play lead. We hung out having a few beers, playing guitar and chatting to people for a while before heading back up to ...
... of proclaiming Albania the world's first atheist state in 1967 and made literacy so important that it sits at around 99%. It was famously isolationistic for decades. But that has changed. And the power mostly doesn't go out anymore. The economy has become more free-market, and tourism makes up 10% of its GDP. For you historians, Albania was Illyria. Now it is mostly secular Sunni muslims as a ...
... work to do: I mended our bags as they had some alarming tears. This took me more than an hour. Around 9 the old woman and her daughter returned with their goats and cows. They brought us some cucumbers and cold water and I talked to the girl a bit in English.
After breakfast we set off because we wanted to get as close to the railway as possible that day. It was a good eighty kilometres so I didn't think it was possible in one ...
... go all the way back into town and eat so late. It is fine.
I think this entry is very short - relatively speaking. Am I just getting more efficient, or tired, or have I forgotten a lot, or have I just not babbled on as much?
I met Lynne and Graeme at 7 pm for dinner and we went to the hotel dining room where we eventually settled on indoor dining. Tee joined us with her recommendation of the Albanian red wine for 200 leks ...