Xixa Resort

Address: Durres, Albania | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located in Durres, is near Kruja Castle and Skanderbeg Museum.
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    Travel Blogs from Durres

    Durres with Sotmir

    A travel blog entry by greghahn on Nov 15, 2013

    9 photos

    ... up above the city. From a vantage point we overlook the sea and a group of schoolkids approach us to ask us where we are from. When I say Australia, a couple speak English and tell me that all they want to do is leave Albania. They have no regard for their country which is sad. They are heading up to the old palace of King Zog, so we follow them.

    Here is evidence of what goes wrong. The palace is beautiful outside but poorly maintained and is gutted inside. ...

    Albania... Nil Points!

    A travel blog entry by ladieswotyacht on Sep 10, 2013

    11 photos

    ... explore what the city had to offer.

    It was a disappointment though and I don’t mean to be a harsh on a whole Country based on my first impressions here but it was lacklustre to say the least. (Apart from the square trees and the lamest Library I have ever seen - I actually burst out laughing when I saw it.)

    According to the Lonely Planet Guide, Durres was once the Captial of Albania but it grew and expanded with little planning and as a result ...

    First day of touring

    A travel blog entry by carpefeline on Dec 28, 2011

    ... not give her any money. Interesting take on poor people.

    My daughter was not interested in going to the Shijaku House so she went back to the hotel to work out. We hoped into the van and drove around the city a bit to get to this house which is the home of one of their most famous artists who is now in his 80’s I think but still painting. We drove down a small alley and when we weren’t ...

    Episode 22

    A travel blog entry by overlandlyn2010 on Nov 13, 2010

    5 photos

    ... the two don’t go together here because we could find plenty of places to get a coffee, a few pastry shops but none that did both. Finally we bought a pastry and made our own coffee.

    After an hour or two of walking around the town we decided that the guide book was right and there really was very little to see here. What had once been the old Turkish quarter consisted of one ruined fort, a very modern concrete mosque, a clock tower, ...

    All work and no play

    A travel blog entry by foodnut on Jun 15, 2010

    31 photos

    ... foreign investment into the country, but also for people who no longer have papers to show that the land was/is traditionally theirs, when the government comes to take the land from them. I suppose there is two sides to the coin as well, as by having land controlled by the government, the HUGE issue of waste management and environmental degradation could be better controlled.

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