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Ken said…
Nice mono/colour effect on the steps photo. Spielberg would be impressed...
our man said…
Thanks Ken.

Thought I might as well try to use some of the gimmicks on the programme. Most of them look terrible but this one worked nicely.
Anonymous said…
When I go to Butrint I "baptize" my ("muslim"/atheist) friends in the old remains of the church and take a picture of it. But, hey, it works on them psychologically, and 2-3-or 4 years later they get baptized for real. I think that those that are atheist in Albania are just shy, if you invite them and make them feel comfortable in a friendly environment, they will join. What is important is that deep inside they start to feel and believe.
Anonymous said…
It's good that the English Lords Rothschild & Sainsbury set up the charitable "Butrint Foundation" to help save this beautiful place.

What a visionaries so many of the Rothschild family dynasty have been in history.It must be in the breeding!

Let's now hope that our Government doesn't allow illegal developments in the area. Trouble is, I am not sure that they have the right breeding. Here's hoping that they have some Albanian common sense.

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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.

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