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... and talking itself up a bit.
It is about 3.00 and a massive thunderstorm is brewing. I am safe and dry as it hits about 3.15. At about 4.30 all has passed and I head out again into the southern part of the city. All good but I am home fairly early as my legs are sore from the climbs of the last couple of days. Getting old I guess.
So not much to report today, I fall asleep at 8.00 safely snug in Tirana.
... left a lot to be desired, but it wasn't until after we had got back on the road that we really discovered what that meant. The roads were unsealed and full of potholes. Not only this, but they were lined with stalls whenever we passed through a city meaning that people were often standing way too close to the traffic. In saying this, roadworks were in progress, so at least progress is being made to improve them.
Driving into ...
We left the hotel at 7:30am this morning. Another early start. We needed the extra time because the roads aren't great and we have 2 border crossings to get through. The first border crossing was on the Croatian side of the border with Montenegro. That part took over half an hour for them to scan all our passports. We then drove less than a kilometre to get to the Macedonian passport control. Another ...
... woman disembarking on a bridge at 1:59 (where is she going??), and a woman boarding at 2:00. At 2:03, we entered the short section of expressway and cruised at a speed of 48 mph. The expressway ended only nine minutes later and turned back into a two-lane highway.
Three policemen boarded the bus at 2:23, then at 2:38 we ran into traffic congestion in Kamez. We’re sitting on the side of the road for unknown reasons at 2:43, and then we entered ...
... 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 ...