A Picnic in Apollonia

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A Picnic in Apollonia

The buildings along the highway from Tirana to Fier are very evident due to their colourful and ultra-modern facades, but for some reason, they all seem to be half-finished. We couldn’t make out whether construction was still ongoing or whether they had been abandoned before completion. The road from the centre of Fier to Apollonia was more of […]

Berat, Pogradec and Shkoder

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Berat, Pogradec and Shkoder

During our roadtrip in Albania, three of the town we visited where Berat, Pogradec and Shkoder, all very different and each with it’s own particular charm. A visit to Berat, Pogradec and Shkoder Berat Stunning Berat, A UNESCO world heritage site, is often called the “Town of a Thousand Windows”, a quaint, little place where […]

Tirana – Vibrant Colours, Traffic and Mixed Feelings

Posted by on Jul 24, 2016 in Albania, Europe | No Comments
Tirana – Vibrant Colours, Traffic and Mixed Feelings

Tirana was our first stop in Albania. We arrived there late at night after driving through an unlit highway full of goats, donkeys and pedestrians. There were traffic police practically at every petrol station we passed along the way, and the road seemed never-ending, probably because we could never gain speed due to its poor […]

Albania Travel Guide – A Taste of Albania

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Albania Travel Guide – A Taste of Albania

Completely isolated from the rest of the world for a good part of the twentieth century thanks to a communist dictator, Albania is still getting back on its feet, so on our trip to the Balkans, this emerging, mostly undiscovered country was one of the destinations we were looking forward to most. Read more about […]