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It took us nearly two years, but we finally made it to Saranda and the south this weekend. More photos - mostly of Butrint - to follow once I have sorted them out.


DAI said…
It's been my dream to do the same for a while and, hopefully, will make it one of these days. Can't wait to see your pics about the Albanian 'riviera'.

Don't know whether will have the opportunity of saying goodbye in person before you leave Albania, but, wish to tell you that I've enjoyed your blog immensely and, will keep in touch with you, if you allow us, to read your interesting reportages wherever you're going to be next.

Wish you and your wife well in your future. Am sorry not to be able to give a home to Dougal and Bellaand sincerely hope they don't end up in the streets of Tirana again!.

The best to you all!
Elvis Plaku said…
That picture is just awesome. How about that for an office scenery?

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

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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.