Vlora International Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... the border and we spent the night behind a hotel not far from the border. We were parked beside the service station but the owner came out and insisted we park around the back. Then he showed Neville a piece of pipe with water running out of it and sticking out of an earth bank and mimed that we could have a shower there. I'm quite happy with the shower in the van, thanks.
... to be in Albania.
We got up early the next morning to catch the bus to Shkodėr. Now, previously mentioned problems with Albania buses aside, I thought this was going to be a fairly straight forward journey but, alas, I was wrong. In order to get from Berat to Shkodėr you have to go via Tirana first. The bus from Berat to Tirana was boiling, took three hours and, unusually for Albanian drivers, seemed to dawdle along at an astonishingly low speed. The ...
... as a world heritage site, because of it's quaint castle and old architecture houses. On arrival to Berat we were approached by an annoying man who tried to push us into renting his room for the night. We tell him that we already have a reservation in a hostel but he chases us down the street begging anyway because he won't take no for an answer. I am getting tired of these types of people, however, the Albanian people in general have proved to be remarkably honest and hospitable for ...
... of the hill, we headed towards the bus station, via the King's Mosque (one of the oldest mosques in Albania) and the Halveti Teqe, a beautifully decorated 18th century building which belonged to the Khalwati Order (a bektashi sect of Islam who were considered to be a brotherhood of Islamic mystics!). At the bus station, which was actually just a large square, we saw the Lead Mosque (built in 1555 with a lead coating inside the dome) and a massive Orthodox church.
... engine, the driver was able to get the bus going again - hooray!
Shortly after that, we were making a slow-speed left turn and of course, the bus stalled AGAIN, but this time in a far worse position, in the middle of a busy intersection. Once again, locals jumped out of the car and pushed the bus off to the side, while the driver once again monkeyed around with the engine and fired it up once more - hooray!
Overjoyed at our driver's work with a ...