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... of chopped tomatoes with a little raw onion. Sallate Srpska or Serb Salad contains some pickled hot peppers while Sallate Macedon is the same general combination but includes some warm roasted peppers. Something slightly different is Sallate Mishte or Mixed Salad which usually includes several types of salad on a plate including red and white versions of cabbage slaw. A salad in southeastern Europe is not simply a bed of leaves over which to pour a creamy dressing. You don’t have ...
... things we'd like to learn more about:
1) Why are there so many gas stations?
2) Why are there so many car washes?
3) What are the carts hauling near Berat? Is it alfalfa?
4) Why are there so many furniture stores (mobilieri)?
5) Why are the shelves in the gas stations empty?
We'll have to have her and her spouse over for dinner so we can learn the answers to these and many other questions!
We ended the day at ...
... is that both Davor and Martina put a lot of effort into establishing good relationships with border officials in the hope that their passengers will have a speedy transit. For example Martina had already faxed through to the border all the details of our passports in the hope that it would facilitate the process.
So anyway we were now in Montenegro and driving around the bay of Kotor. The whole area is like a fjord cutting into the countryside with ...
... was cash only. Worst of all, the entire populace of Tirana seemed very despondent, which translated into people being not-so-nice. The 'peace bell' exhibit was ok, the bell was made from bullets used in the 1997 Albanian uprising, which was a great idea, but it could've been more artistically scintillating. Overall, I cannot recommend this city for travelers, as I was greatly disappointed. I definitely wish the city well, and hope that one day it reaches its potential.
... br> Ha ha, what a random choice of destination this turned out to be?! Everything I read said it was a really busy seaside resort however when we got there is was deserted! We got off the bus and asked in the town for directions to the beach and ended up walking about 5km with our backpacks. We passed loads of restaurants and apartments but everywhere was closed, the place was a complete ghost town! We finally got to the actual beach and asked ...