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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Drycleaning onsite
- Continental Breakfast
- Hot tub
- Smoking rooms available
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... to try it. It’s sort of like a hot fondue that includes meat, onion, and cheese and is slightly spicy. One version I tried had some lamb meat in it, but another version that was part of a group meal ordered by our guide in Tirana was with more traditional liver. I wasn’t really sure how I was supposed to eat it, but it made a great spread on top of bread.
Macedonia seemed to have some rather different appetizers than the ethnic Albanian regions, including Prsut (cured ...
... in the sophisticated version "Kisosks" or just some boxes used as tables with books on in somewhere on a street).
Tirana is a very small city for a capital and the communist period can be seen in its architecture almost everywhere. So it is not the most beautyfull city as one can imagine but it has its charme. Especially the nightlife with cute bars and coffeeshops is really ...
... and literally head for the hills. The road was like a goat track as we climbed up the mountain to get to the border for Albania. Today with the seat rotation Craig and I had the second front seat but the front seat was also empty so we had one each and I had a birdseye view and was able to appreciate how good Davor’s driving was as frequently cars would come hurtling towards us on what was basically a single track road and hardly even slow down and not give ...
... results on the TV." It was a weird but cool one! Another good one was the 2-minute percussion piece. Only the percussion instruments were actually just a line of girls bums being slapped! The last one helped end a run of depressing ones with a funny one. It was an animation of what was supposed to be Tom and Jerry (Thomas and Jeremiah, who are lovers) in their old age, being interviewed. Tom pretends to die to get sympathy from Jerry when he finds out he's ...
... but once we got over the border we changed into a 'furgon' (orange vans from the communist era converted into a minibus). There are no bus stops in Albania, you just have to flag down the bus and tell the driver where you want to go. Finally we get to Tirana and we are told 'end of the line'. No idea where we are, no one speaks English, this is independent travel I suppose!
Long story short I finally hook up with Jennie and she drives ...