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Taxis, Ferries, Trains and Planes

A travel blog entry by gravittkiki

... the airport for the night. So I decide that I will just spend the night int he train station in Rome. At 1am the police walk through the train station and kick everyone out. A lady I am sitting next to starts talking to me in Italian and she can tell I do not understand. The police officer translates to tell me the station is closed till 430am and that the lady said not to go to sleep outside as someone will take my things. I say thank you and head outside. I find a place along the ...

Eliza Dushku and the Mayor of Tirana!

A travel blog entry by eastin80


... so I started showing them photos on my iPhone (they must have thought it very funny for a grown woman to have so many photos of a dog poking its head from under a doona on her phone). Then I thought of my 'Fatbooth' app and started to take photos of people on the bus and then show them their fat selves, much hilarity ensued. Then I showed them how to play 'Cut the Rope' and for the next hour, until they got off (with their two ...

Turning Back The Clock Albanian Style.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... But it is so far! Do you like Albania? Why did you come to Albania?”

They are hungry to know about other countries and thrilled we chose to stop at their village. Damo tells them he will bring his tour groups here again and they beam. They can already imagine how that will change their turnover for the better.

It has been a quick visit to a country that deserves more time, but Montenegro is calling and we will be off on the bus tomorrow to Budva.


Episode 22

A travel blog entry by overlandlyn2010


... wanted to take this route. The road, such as it was, lead along the edge of a deep gorge and bore a close resemblance to some on Montenegro. We took a wrong turn somewhere and ended up on a narrow twisting track that went up and up and up, then over the mountain until finally we came to a washed out gully and had to turn back and retrace our way many k’s. David decided that it had been a good test of the 4wd capabilities of the RR. .

Lynette Regan November 10th ...

Nothing to Balk(an) At!

A travel blog entry by ware_daniel


... who was the epitome of paranoia. He was so convinced that the West was going to attack the country, that he ordered all the forests along the border burned to the ground to improve defenses. Then, he spent what had to have been billions of dollars that the country could have used to make funny little bunkers all over the hillsides. The look like little space helmets, or giant mushrooms popping out of the ground, or maybe a little like the huts on ...


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