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Hello We spent a few days in Tirana the capital, it was fun. Super hot so we were slow moving, but ate yummy food and had a good time. We spent one of the days going to Pëllumbas to see the 380m cave. With the help of many locals we managed to get the bus to the Pëllumbas village where the locals then pointed us in the direction of the cave. We aren't silly people, getting places in Albania is a slow and tricky process! We had a lovely hike ...
... I don't care whether it is considered common in Albania or not, I have zero tolerance of drunk drivers! Grrr! We returned home safely, thankfully. We then made a quick visit to the castle, had dinner, had a second dinner, people watched* and went to bed. *Apparently in Albania the thing to do is to dress up and strut your stuff up and down the Main Street of the city. It is the traditional way of sussing out your options and meeting a prospective husband or ...
... footbridge, past St. Thomas Church (one of many churches that we would find in Berat) and into the Old Town.
At the end of the footbridge, we were greeted by the formidable fortress that was Berat Castle. The castle was built on top of a rocky hill by Roman and Byzantine rulers, with the majority of it's current buildings dating back to the 13th century. Heading off up the hill towards the castle, we passed by the Bachelors Mosque, an elaborately painted mosque which ...
... largely due to the fact that Hoxha was a lunatic. There was a culture of paranoia fostered by Hoxha, which included building tunnels, nuclear bunkers under government buildings and civilian apartment blocks, and underground arms factories scattered all around the country. I even read something about a massive network of bunkers and tunnels beneath the town of Gjirokastra, which the locals are hoping to open up as a tourist attraction.
One of the most ...
... comes to material possessions - if one sees another with more things, there ends up being some tension with that person. It's really quite fascinating, how foreigners who have so much more than the typical Albanian, are so well-received, yet a compatriot isn't.
Berat is perhaps the third-most popular tourist destination in Albania, behind the capital Tirana, and the Albanian coastline, which is evident by the number ...
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