Travel Blogs from Vlore
... clothes, smoke, spend their free time in pubs and take up men's jobs. Such women, called burrnësh in Albanian are said to be very few these days when both sexes have more or less equal rights. In the old days, a woman had to put on trousers in two cases. If there was no male heir in the family as a girl could not inherit the land or when a girl broke off an engagement, which would otherwise have ...
Lorenc is a passionate man, as I suspect most Albanians also are - perhaps it's what makes this country so intriguing, the fact that people are so passionate about everything they do, and everything they believe in. In Lorenc, you see a jaded man who is struggling with the pace of change in Albania, of the ever-so-slow rise to democracy - though Communism fell in the early 90s, it seems that not all that much has really changed here. ...
... of “entrée size”. Interestingly there wasn’t much actual banter between groups, more of a looking from afar. Though there were a few instances of passing back slaps (fellas) and pram groupings (ladies). This is how the locals catch up with one another - Facebook Berati style.
We do the other usual touristy stuff this morning, Checked out the castle, took another million photos - every alley you ...
... they hope to have this year.
In 1997, when our guide was a teenager, there was a pyramid scheme going around the country which the government told people was a really good thing and a good way to invest their money. Many, many people put their life savings into this scheme and when it collapsed, they lost all their money and basically the government said, Oh, that’s sad but hey, what can we do? ...
... so we sit outside in the sun and it’s pleasant enough. No need to drive down to the beach because the view from up here is superb. We finally finish and head off to Berat where we will spend the night and see the old town which is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Several things to see and note as we are traveling around the country. Turkey is the traditional dinner for New Year’s. But this is not a country where you get your turkeys in ...
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