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Anonymous said…
last time i was in Kruja i visited this museum. the man in yr pictures made the visit a very interesting one.he was surprisingly nice!:) i think he really enjoys showing the house/museum to people.
DAI said…
Great pictures again, Alwyn! You should be able to publish your collection on Albania in a book by now why don't you?
our man said…
We have taken a lot of people to Kruja and always take a tour of the ethnographic museum. It is interesting enough in itself, but his commentary really makes it special. If anyone in Albania hasn't done it yet, you should.

Thanks Drita. If someone wants to make me an offer I'd be happy to publish them. It would be nice of someone would publish something affordable and well designed with a good English text on Albania.

When I am asked to recommend stuff it is difficult to pick one good book. There are plenty of good photographs out there from many sources. It just needs a publisher/designer with a little initiative to make it happen.

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Welcome to Our Man in Tirana. I moved to Tirana, capital of Albania, in October 2005 and left in October 2007. This blog is a mix of photographs, reports, links, impressions and, undoubtedly, prejudices relating to the city and the country.

Since I am no longer in Tirana I am no longer updating this blog. However, there are over 300 posts covering this two year period and I hope that they are still of some interest.

So if you are curious about Albania or if you are planning to visit I hope this blog will be of value.

Petrela Castle

This is Petrela Castle near Tirana. The site has been fortified since the 4th century, but the oldest surviving parts are from the 13th century. Today the castle is a restaurant where you can enjoy lunch while taking in the views.