Hotel Kalemi

Lagjia "Palorto", Gjirokaster, Albania | Hotel
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A travel blog entry by eeyore82 on Aug 08, 2014

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... before the big trips. Right now Albania. All in the south- and right now in a nice hotel with an amaing view. To get here only took us 6 hours of kamikaze roads with some kamikaze drivers around ...but somehow they all survive including us- so far so good! Astonishing is the high amount of huge cars -especially Mercedes- on the ...

Mirupafshim Sarandë

A travel blog entry by tomholmes on Jul 14, 2014

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... from the exploring, for going into the unknown, for being on a bus for 10 minutes to realize your going the wrong way, for dancing round like a chicken in a butchers because you don't know the native word for it. So next time your booking your holiday to Corfu, at the very least give yourself time to come over and explore Albania for a couple of days. Or even better, go completely into the unknown and then be able to come back spread the ...

More Albanian Coastline

A travel blog entry by tomholmes on Jul 12, 2014

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... under a canopy, I was soaked through and would spend the rest of the evening drying out!

The next day I caught the bus to Himare, and spent half of the journey standing as there were no spare seats! I was very disappointed with Himare, a sleepy seaside town which lacked the character of Sarande. Despite this, it was not a wasted visit and the hostel was awesome! It really does show that any place you stop in can be made or ruined by the hostel, this time it ...

The Bucket List

A travel blog entry by tomholmes on Jul 08, 2014

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... to play billiards. After racing into a 2-0 lead, Leart quickly found his form and grabbed 2 successive frames for Albania, 2-2. I spent most of the first 4 frames giving away fouls as Leart insisted 'I don't care what you play in England, your in Albania now and we're playing Albanian rules.' The final frame saw us down to the last black but I managed to hold my nerve and bring home the bacon for England, 3-2!

The next evening, with ...

Living like a king part II

A travel blog entry by tomholmes on Jul 02, 2014

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... him off several fines for delay of game, playing out of turn and several other offences.

The following day we returned to Ksamil. Drink, Swim, Cards, Repeat.

Our final evening was again spent in 'The View'. After many rounds of cards I realised they were in danger of leaving Albania without having any raki, so we had a shot each before heading back to the hostel. Once back we started on some drinking games. Looping louie and another card game until we ...

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This hotel, located on Lagjia "Palorto", Gjirokaster, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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