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... out to be. Just like it has been the last 130km I now had some great magical passes ahead.
As I climbed up this pass the temp began to drop and on went my gloves and then the heated grips. earlier it was a brilliant 20 Celsius and now it was down to a freezing 7 Celsius and there was even snow laying at the top of some passes.
This one great pass must for sure be a tourist area in summer as there were quite a few picnic areas and viewpoints along the way, ...
... for a view from on high of the Museum on the Water. There are [or were?] 365 monasteries surrounding the lake. We climbed toward the monastery. The views of the lake are pretty but not spectacular. After 0950, we veered off.
Peacocks were about on the grounds of the monastery. The interior frescoes are from the 9th c; the exterior, the 18th c. Whatever number of old frescoes one sees, it is still amazing to that the paint has survived to the degree it ...
... the maps I needed onto his netbook.
The standard of driving dropped dramatically when we entered Albania, we had to go right through the centre of the capital city Tirana,manic! Cars coming from every direction.
Our group expanded to six today with Scottish Mike joining us.Both Shayne and Mike had minor offs due ...
... the fabulous lake Ohrid. Just as the sun was setting we stumbled upon an idyllic campsite with only one other coupe of people. On arriving I asked if there was a shower. The chap laughed and pointed at the lake "we have one of the biggest shower in the world!". With my tent about 2 metres from the lake shore, my first view of the day was a spectacular one. Best campsite of the trip by a long shot.
Tomorrow we leave Albania for the last ...
... them somewehere through us, we also saw couple of white horses there! We found out that we put our tent in the Unicorn Area! There were as well Music Temple (with the best view we have ever seen), Children Area(there were many families there), Lake Area and so on! So we decided to take a shower in the morning, which was outside, handmade, and all the people in the row were standing naked. We came with our swim suits and felt kind of stupid..so we just did it their way and ...
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