Vila Belvedere

Shkembi Kavajes, Durres, Albania | Hotel

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Taxis, Ferries, Trains and Planes

A travel blog entry by gravittkiki

... settle in. The same lady comes by about 5 minutes later and shakes her head to where I am sitting. She moans for me to follow her so I do, why not she seems to be helpful. So in front of the train station there are several islands that are used during the day for buses. There are a few that are used at night but not all of them. This lady walks out to the first one past the taxis and motions for me to put my bag down. She then turns my bag over and had me sit on it. My second ...

Eliza Dushku and the Mayor of Tirana!

A travel blog entry by eastin80


... we were all BFFs. No actual speaking required!

Brush with fame of the day (I'm being hopeful by not writing 'of the trip'): We got to our hostel (luxury compared to the night before) and while I put on some more sunscreen Tom turned the TV on for the first time this trip, (this might be because this is the first time we've had a TV in our room though). It was a news channel showing Eliza Dushku and some random Albanian ...

Episode 22

A travel blog entry by overlandlyn2010


Episode 22

On a day when there was no cruise ship docked in Kotor we climbed up the broken stairway of the fortifications to the fort at the top. On the way we passed a little church that was all locked up. The views got more extensive the higher we climbed. At the top we found that we were on a top of a small pinnacle separate to the mountain behind. Below in the gully between we could see a ruined church and a zig zag path leading up the ...

Tirana & Durres (D)

A travel blog entry by brionyanddan


We whizzed down from the dutch owned campsite heading for Tirana. Compared to yesterday's adventures we were travelling on reasonably fast smooth road most of the way. Upon reaching the outskirts of the city though the traffic soon began to build amid lots of horn honking.

I still haven’t quite figured the rules of the roundabout here but the unofficial guidance is to expect another car to appear from any direction at anytime. This also applies ...

Nothing to Balk(an) At!

A travel blog entry by ware_daniel


... farm in Star Wars, you know the one that Luke stands by as he gazes at the sunset mourning the loss of his innocence and bracing for the troubles to come.... sorry about that, just my Star Wars nostalgia coming out. Anyway, hundreds, if not thousands of these things still dot the countryside as a reminder of the craziness of the past. In the 90s, as the rest of the east of Europe shrugged off the reigns of the collapsed Soviet empire, Albania stood ...


This hotel, located on Shkembi Kavajes, Durres, is near Kruja Castle and Skanderbeg Museum.
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