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... They are boarding at 1.40 so I figure I will have time to see them off. I race through the scanners but then see the line for customs. Chaos. 1 hour later I am through. I am not having much luck with jackets. Hope the warmer weather holds.
Belle Air is delayed along with everyone else and we eventually take off at 4.20. And arrive after smooth flight at 5.35. Customs easy to clear, bus to hotel, all ...
... rabbitland' which was still kind of depressing but still funny in a weird kind of way. It was an animated film that looked like it was made of clay, about the "pink rabbits of rabbitland, who had no brains, only holes in their heads, and every day they put a blank piece of paper into the holes in their heads and take a journey far away to put the paper into the election box, then they return home, but can't sleep because they have no brains, so they watch ...
... into the mountains to meet her extended family . The journey itself was an adventure as there are no proper roads into that area; we were proper off roading in a land rover! Once we got there everyone in the village came out to say hello and after a few beers we were given a pan full of food - turns out it was brains and steak... Aargh!!!!
The next day we all piled into a bigger land rover to head to another village further over ...
... 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 ...
... that it would be different - lots more cars and people. It is pretty busy with lots of large modern buildings. We walked around Skanderbeg Square in central Tirana and Louise pointed out the Clock Tower, Statue of Skanderbeg, and buildings of interest. When we got to Enver Hoxha's Pyramid, we had to take a lot of photos since Nick and Jordan were climbing it. Nick said when he got to the top, he was quite surprised to find a couple. They ...