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We drive west from Tirana this morning to the port city of Durres on the Adriatic. It is quite modern, but right in the middle of everything are important Roman ruins, including a large amphitheatre, a Venetian tower, and parts of the old encircling wall. We have a guided tour of the archeological museum by the young curator who organized the impressive collection. It has only recently reopened after a major reconstruction.
... I ordered!!
I also need to mention the Albanian national drink - Raki. This spirit comes in a shot glass although it is customary to sip it not shot it and feels like it scortches your insides! Although it does actually kind of grow on you. The strength of the drink varies depending on how you acquire it, it seems everyone and their grandmothers make it! Everybody you meet seems to have some in an unmarked plastic bottle and it can be up to 80%!! Lethal!
... me during my life time at resisting being ticklish has finally paid off. There was a small restaurant near the start of the trail that lead to the waterfall. The restaurant was selling €1.50 lamb head soup. Lamb head includes chunky pieces of brain, eyes, tongue and cheek. Nathan bravely (or foolishly) decided he would give it a try. It looked so disgusting with big chunks of brain and a long slimy optic nerve dangling from his spoon. This didn't put ...
... the communist regime people were not allowed private cars.. So they are all crazy drivers since being able to buy motor vehicles from 1991 on!
- People hang teddy bears on their homes for good luck
- King Nicholas I of Montenegro is termed the 'father in law of Europe' as he had 12 daughters and married them out to many different European kings
- Ilir our guide housed 5 Kosovian ...
... the xhiro, the Albanian evening stroll.
It was at this point that we bid adieu to Bledi - it's a funny thing, because he was so hospitable that we weren't sure if he actually wanted to join us, but perhaps felt obligated. We were more than happy to have him come along, but worried that we may have been keeping him from some other obligation. As he left, he also offered to come back to show us around tomorrow, which we ...