Hotel Dolce Vita
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... lady who spoke no english wanted to see my pics. Then she started pointing things out along the way and wanted me to take pics. Then she wanted to check each pic and gave me a thumbs up each time!
Despite the reputation of the 'poorest country ...
... and if it’s
no longer at the bottom of economic development that’s partly because new
nations like Bosnia, Kosovo, Moldova, and Ukraine have fallen so far through
conflicts or mismanagement while Albania has been at peace and pursued
integration with Europe and membership in NATO.
Albania is one of not many places in the modern world where
the United States is actually very popular. Albania has now joined NATO and
... tour guide has grown up in Albania and told us of the communist times through the 80s and how everything was controlled by the government. Crazy to think how limited they were during such a modern time. They were only allowed to have cars from 1990! The afternoon we just wandered again. The city is not set up for tourists yet which is somewhat annoying and great at the same time. There was a clock tower we were ...
... 70's when China began to open doors and in true Albanian fashion they accused China of being too moderate- surprising huh- and no longer a communist state- severing this tie as well.
Like in North Korea, during the communist period, people were fed a lot propaganda. There was no entry or exit to country. The only form of tourism is preformatted government approved tours with a guide and no free movement. People were given monthly rations- similar to the ...
... bleu. It was tasty. We learned more about Carolyn, and we shared some of our adventures. After dinner we then walked over to a bakery where Jean purchased us two small custard tarts. As we were reading/watching TV, we heard honking and saw cars around the square with flags waving, lined up and stopping traffic. Couldn't figure out what they were celebrating. But they were having a good time. Even the mosque was sounding out again. Heard the 3:08 call to prayer again during the ...