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... at the bottom of a hillside park. Walking up the paths we arrived at one of the 'top sights' in the city - a revolting reservoir that proved to show how little the city has to offer outside the main street.
Heading back down to the central area we stopped off at the Albanian McDonalds - Kolonat, and attempted to eat a meal in the 40C heat only to find that we had completely lost our appetites. Perhaps the heat was the ...
... in tower". We visited one of the few remaining (400 years old) high in the mountains. Slits for windows allow the guards to shoot revenge minded visitors. The Hoxha period suppressed this practice. It is said to have returned with vigor when his regime ended. One report had it that the state had to revert to public hangings to show the population that it and only it had the right to kill for "justice". There are neighborhoods in some towns that today are armed fear ...
... Western music, and they sounded pretty good. Chris left after a few songs and we watched for a bit longer. I was feeling pretty **** by then as my hayfever had been getting worse and worse all day, so we didn't stay late. After Darren had a couple of drinks and got a video of the band we walked back home. Some of the hostel staff were hanging around and playing chess, so Darren gave one of them a game. I headed up to bed instead though to try sleep off the ...
... No trails at all and the river bit would have been impossible.
Day two was seeing the sights of Tirana. Not many I must admit and the ones marked to see weren't anything to write home about. But the wander around the city was interesting. Lots of street markets, had a beard trim and people watched.
The city is a real mixture. Some really upmarket high rise ( banks!!!!), new apartment buildings, old apartment buildings, street markets, vendors selling just ...
... but as far as sightseeing goes it has absolutely nothing and you can see everything within 1 or maybe 2 hours.
The country is cheap as chips, with entire pizzas for under 2 euros and kebabs and more importantly beers for under 1 euro you certainly will struggle to spend a lot of money here, but what makes Albania really special is the people they are so friendly and open they are ...