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... and mountains.
Some of the more impressive churches, mosques and other ruins included:
- St. Theodore's Chapel, with wall paintings by the famous post-Medieval Albanian painter, Onufri;
- Church of St. Mary of Blacherna, a 13th century chapel with 16th century wall paintings by Onufri's son, Nikollė Onufri;
- St. Nicholas Church, with it's 13th century fresco;
- The Chapel of the Holy Trinity, a 14th century church in the form of a ...
... largely due to the fact that Hoxha was a lunatic. There was a culture of paranoia fostered by Hoxha, which included building tunnels, nuclear bunkers under government buildings and civilian apartment blocks, and underground arms factories scattered all around the country. I even read something about a massive network of bunkers and tunnels beneath the town of Gjirokastra, which the locals are hoping to open up as a tourist attraction.
One of the most ...
... 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 ...
... A bit odd in a tiny Albanian restaurant on a very full belly but all good. And then the show continued with a Klodi and restauranteur comedy act involving a no smoking sign and a packet of cigarettes.
Dinner and a show.
A day of hilarity, slippery roads, cultural learnings (we gatecrashed a German tour group) and eating.
And I saw a turkey family. A real one.
This is one hell of an itinerary!
... was to our left. Looked like good place to run into a tree.
And of course, once we are at the bottom of the hill, we have to turn around and go up because the way through to the parking lot is closed. We tried to take a short cut so we wouldn’t have to walk the complete city again but it was being worked on with water and cement and cobbles and rocks so we had to mince our way through the water and mud and ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet