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.
... the Ottomans in the 1400s. It’s a shrine to Albanian independence and very popular with domestic tourists. The museum was jam-crammed with several large groups of young people on guided tours. Admission fee was 200 leke ($1.89).
Mom and I spent 50 minutes touring the museum, which extensively covers Albanian’s centuries-long quest for self-rule.
“This museum is built inside the walls of the Kruja ancient castle because on November 28, ...
- 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 ...
... a reward so we caught a bus to Cobo winery. Buses in Albania are like furgons, they stop and pick up people constantly so it was a slow ride. We ended up being dropped off past the winery so after a few drawings in the dirt (courtesy of Rory) we got directions from the locals how to get there. After a phone conversation with an english speaking worker we found out noone at the winery spoke English so our tour invoked following an Albanian and watching him point at things. ...
... to the hostel. Met up with an English guy, Jack we met in Sarande and headed to watch a football game that night. They had set up this cool outdoor venue with a huge screen and really cheap beer halls and hot dog stands so just chilled there, drank cheap beer an watched the football. Decided we wanted to spend more time in Montenegro, so the next day we headed off with Jack to bus off into Montenegro. The bus took us to the closest town near the border ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking