Albania part II - the south and the west September 30th 2010 Sheep, cows and a ship where they don't belong
In the previous blog we made on Albania we wrote about our visit to Berati. We there wrote that "Berati has a picturesque old town and on a hill towering over the town there is a fortress." The first city we are going to write about here in this blog entry, Gjirokaster, can be described with exactly the same words: Gjirokaster has a pictur ... read more
Europe » Albania » South Between 1990 and 1992 Albania ended 46 years of xenophobic Communist rule and established a multiparty democracy. The transition has proven difficult as successive governments have tried to deal with high unemployment, widespread corruption, a dilapi... ... read more
We are Emma Holmbro and Ake Dahllof. We live in Stockholm, Sweden.
We have travelled more or less regularly since the mid 1990-ies and it seems like the more we travel the more difficult it is to decide where to go next. Not because we are running out of places to visit but because we find more places we want to go to faster than we manage to travel to them.
Some of the things from our travel bucket list we have ticked off since we started this blog in 2006 are
Angel Falls in Venezuela
Machu Piccu in Peru
Chernobyl in Ukraine
Snorkelling in the Maldives
Mountain gorillas in Rwanda
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