Travel Blogs from Kavaje
... and said 'f*ck you b*tch' in perfect english! Funny no-one had taught him to ask us if we wanted to buy things in english, but he had managed to learn some swear words. Anyway the city itself was ok, nothing to write home about really. So, we drove on towards tomorrows destination hoping to come across a camp site. We did, a little off the beaten track but right on the beach, which was nice.
... A furgon came along a few minutes later. We boarded at 12:02 and it took 21 minutes to climb up to Kruja. Our furgon was pretty empty; just three old men aboard when Mom and I got on, and then a couple others hopped on further uphill. This ride cost us 100 leke (94 cents) each.
After arriving in Kruja at 10:23 p.m., Mom and I walked through the extremely narrow cobblestone lanes to the Skanderbeg Museum. Opened in 1982, the museum honors Skanderbeg’s ...
- Not so nice - some nice government buildings, museum, library etc, but otherwise everything old and underdeveloped.
- Mother Theresa statues everywhere, because her family was from Albania.
- Nice picturesque old town, city of a thousand windows b/c houses on hill.
- Small Medieval area in town with a few buildings we could go ...
... went for a hard earned drink! Amazingly the trip down had only cost less than 20 euros for each couple so we decided to head to a flash restaurant for dinner. It was insanely cheap to eat here, we shared 2 starters between the four of us, each had a drink and a main, and shared desserts for a grand total of £6 each. We shared icecream for dessert and couldn't believe that the flavours were boysenberry and another one that tasted exactly like Hokey Pokey!
The next ...
... kind of cool, a lot of families out as well, everyone just chilling chatting- kids running everywhere etc. A football match was on (can’t remember who) but the local TV seller had put a TV on the verge and all the men were crowded around watching this, meanwhile all the girls kept parading behind them getting zero attention. Stayed 2 nights and then headed to Tirana- the capital.
Tirana: bus dropped us in the middle of nowhere so had to ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking