Rogner Hotel Europapark
Travel Blogs from Tirana
... and headed to Tirana. I probably napped most of the way and we got into Tirana around 430. He drove awhile in Tirana and randomly pulled over to the side of the road and said "Trip is over. Time to get out".
Almost everyone on my van were tourists (mostly British retirees going to Thessaloniki) and we were quite confused. I asked the van driver how to get to Saranda and he told me to find a cab and go to the ...
... of Justinian. The fortress was also known as Tirana Castle and consisted of some 6m high walls, the last remnants of a Byzantine-era castle.
Crossing over the River Ishëm and back towards the main road, we eventually came across the famous “Pyramid”. Built in 1988 and designed by Enver Hoxha’s daughter and son-in-law, it was originally the Enver Hoxha museum. In recent years, it was a convention centre then a nightclub but now the white ...
... so it was a good call and the views from the cable car were really awesome. I did occasionally pee my panties when the cable car would start shaking from side to side though.
I grabbed a little latte in the restaurant in the top which I where I am currently sitting and writing this. The thing I am craving the most from my previous life in London is definitely milk. They don’t really do milk this far south and all the countries ...
... pattern of bar/ restaurant, each trying to cash in on the same group of yuppies eager to burn their cash. The problem only appears when the market is diluted with yuppie feeding bars, and all of a sudden, the yuppie market crashes as the yuppies are faced with too many places to go, thus spreading their cash too thinly across an every expanding industry. According to Lonely Planet Albania is currently going through a mini boom. I would pessimistically ...
... that point! We returned to Tirana by two furgons as the first one kicked us out half way as everyone else had got out and it wasn't worth his while driving to Tirana for two fares. We'd recovered enough by this point to visit the National History Museum in Tirana, but we were disappointed by the lack of coverage of the communist period and Enver Hoxha, who we wanted to learn more about. Dinner in a lovely little snack bar staffed by the friendliest smiliest people followed.
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility