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Kruja Website

Sabina left a comment on the previous post directing me to an excellent website that she has put together on Kruja, available in both English and Albanian. You will find information about the history of the city and what to see, with opening hours, telephone numbers and entrance charges. There are also a lot more photographs. Thanks Sabina.


Anonymous said…
hello! thanks for the kind words about my website. my name is sabina and i was a peace corps volunteer in albania from 2003-2005. i created the website as a tourism development project for kruja. sorry to keep posting as "anonymous" but i'm too lazy to sign up for a blogger account! ;-)
ourmanintirana said…
Hi Sabina. You are welcome. I know some peace corps people in Gjirokaster, but I haven't come across any in Kruja. I have also met Hank a few times a various ex-pat things.
eri said…

good website

i have some pictures of kruja that i think might enrich the page. let me know how i can send them to you.
Anonymous said…
Great site
Loved it very much. gave me a whole new perspective of Kruja
Thanks Sabina.
Anonymous said…
eri - you can send your photos to my email address which is unfortunately, i won't be updating the website for several months though because i'm volunteering abroad right now and i can't access the website.

ourmanintirana - i'm thinking about returning to work in albania. do you know of any ngo job websites out there or resources for finding work in tirana?

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