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... in on a field trip during our visit.
We enjoy getting to know each other during welcome festivities at the hotel, and then take a short panoramic bus tour of some of the areas of the city we haven't visited before. Dinner tonight is at an entertainment complex knows as the Taiwan Center. The meal is satisfying, but as one tour member summed it up later: "It wasn't haute cuisine." I hope none of us came to Albania expecting ...
... and many of the trappings of democracy (the legislators were known for their fist fights during sessions). If industry won't come to Albania, workers will go to where they can find it. Each region in the countryside has it's own sister country to emigrate to (string migration) . In this village they all have relatives in the UK, in this one they are all in Greece etc. There are three times more Albanians overseas than in country. It has a very Mexico feel in that regard. Greece ...
... not every day that you get to meet a nation of stealing, rude, ********, with no culture whatsoever. We could not wait to get there.
In order to get there, we had to get a bus to the Montenegrin border, get off, walk through immigration and then into the Albanian border immigration, then get another bus to the town of Shkoder. From there we would need to disembark, walk around a roundabout, or any of the other six locations that the other bus to the capital Tirana ...
... them to open these massive steel gates lets us in and turn around (Mark is an awesome driver to say the least, we were millimetres close so many times) We were finally pointed in the right direction Mark jumped out of the coach and gave them the beers J About 10 minutes later we were at the hotel and ready to eat!! After a quick meal and a couple of drinks we just showered and then got ready for bed ...
... beef and potatoes dish that feeds two. In exchange for an agreement that we’d eat at a seafood restaurant tonight in Tirana, I consented to ordering the entrée Mom wanted. All worked out well – the dish was tasty. The lunch tab came to 1,750 leke ($16.51).
Finished lunch at 3:06 and walked up to a tower of the ancient castle, then along remnants of the wall down to the Ethnographic Museum. We spent 26 minutes at this museum, set in an original ...