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... down the street from my hotel so easy to get supplies. Oddly I'd covered most of the sights in this hour or so walk so what was I supposed to do in Tirana the next two days?
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... within it was a bit like some hikes we've done in the backwoods - we were all alone :) Beautiful views made the 20-minute climb up the hill worthwhile. After the Castle, we strolled along the town's recently upgraded promenade and got a better sense of the place.
It was clear that Berat is still a little more local than touristy at this stage which made for ...
... expect a Paris-like holiday. Let me start with the good: 1) very cheap place, beers cost half a euro, and you could get a full dinner for less than 10 euros; 2) Albanian women are very attractive. Ok, now the rest of the story. Driving in Tirana was treacherous...aside from the lawless driving practices there were women holding babies begging in the main streets...traffic circles here were a nightmare. There was also a preponderance of stray dogs. I expect this ...
Fiumicino 22 degrees, overcast
Today is travel, so we start out with a leisurely breakfast at the Confort Hotel which is a nice place for a stopover prior to flying. Josh seems determined to eat all the croissants while Dianne gets her toast stuck in the toaster. We buy a few items from the supermarket next door for the long flight.
We then hop the free shuttle to the airport and we are the only ...
... conflict of the past was still evident. There were beggars lining the street, dilapidated buildings still sporting bullet holes, and electricity poles wrapped in countless metres of line. In saying this, improvements to the city had been made, with many of the buildings painted in an array of colours, as well as lush greenery and bridges dividing the streets. Before heading to our accommodation, we picked up a local guide who took us on a ...