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... the plunge pool (mostly out of the water, due to the icy temperatures). When we returned we visited the Albanian living museum, set in a traditional Albanian house and showing many historical objects found in Albanian houses. They also had some traditional Albanian clothes. Global warming must have hit Albanian hard because I certainly wouldn't want to be walking round in the fur coats and thick dresses they displayed! (not that I'd want to walk round in a thick dress even if it ...
... up the courage to fully submerge ourselves and swim under the waterfall. It was amazingly refreshing so we spent a couple of hours enjoying the waterfall before beginning another eventful journey on the roads of Albania.
On the way back to Berat, we stopped for a drink in a local taverna. It was here that I became frightfully close to having to act out a toilet in order to be understood! Thankfully I narrowly avoided this fate but this would be my ...
... There is also a medieval centre and all in all a pretty interesting town. I decide to walk up to the castle.
It is getting a little greyer as I head up. It is a long uphill walk on the cobblestones so I am pleased to arrive. A couple of kids walk with me, they are laughing I think at my huffing and puffing. I pay 100 leke to enter. A man called Tony offers to give me a guided tour for 5 euros as he lives in the castle. I agree as it is much bigger than I thought. ...
... put in them is strong enough to sterilise a hospital theatre. Meanwhile everyone else (paying customers) were forced to sit in the bus and wait while the driver (and our tour guide) got themselves ******! I was so mad that I went out and told everyone who was drinking, off (especially the bus driver)! Drink driving is illegal in Albania but the problem is that the government is too poor to be able to afford breath testing machines to be able to police it. I ...
... first furgon departed, and we were dropped at an intersection in Elbasan, where the driver instructed us to watch for the Berat bus coming from a certain direction, and flag it down. In Albania, you just need to have a little faith, as you just never know when that next furgon will show up, and simply hope that some how, some way, you'll get where you need to go.
We waited for a little while, with a number of furgons and buses passing by, none seeming to ...
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