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Today in Tirana

The streets were empty, the air was clear, the city was quiet.
Why can't every Sunday be like this?


Waiting...



Some of the barriers sealing off the road had an improvised look...


The sun shines on the partners...

Checking Skanderbeg Square before the President's motorcade arrives...


The head...

The tail...

The very hand of President Bush, waving from the back window...

Look closely: Could this ghostly image really be the legendary President?
Or is it mysterious reflection?

Comments

Anonymous said…
GO on Xhorxh Bush.

You rock man
Louis said…
i agree, this is gold, up to the minute stuff!

keep it coming tiger!

Louis
www.zezeran.com
Anonymous said…
Thank you for your excellent photos. -- Tom (Jacksonville, Florida, USA)
Anonymous said…
Good stuff Alwyn... you're the man.
Anonymous said…
I wonder why there were KFOR helicopters patrolling Tirana though?
our man said…
Thanks all. Glad your enjoying it.

I believe the helicopters are US Army but were deployed from Kosovo where they would be with KFOR.
Anonymous said…
I was really happy today. I can't explain how important this was for us!!!
Anonymous said…
"At some point in time, sooner rather than later, you've got to say, enough is enough. Kosovo is independent," Bush
Ll.T. said…
Well, forget the journalists, at the end we got what we wanted; a declaration on the independence of Kosova :D

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Welcome

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.