Day 82-83 Into Albania... July 24th 2011 On our travels our intension was always to go through Albania. Several years ago when it was communist country, it was one of the most isolated Iron curtain countries, there was no way you would be allowed in, you would have been shot!
On researching our journey through Albania, we started to worry about the state of the roads,(we need to take care of Bongo, there’s a few thousand miles to go! ... read more
Europe » Albania » West » Durrës 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
Alison and Kim are embarking on a 6 month trip across Europe. Through France, Germany, Austria Switzerland, Italy, Croatia, Albania Greece eventually ending at Istanbul in Turkey. We both suffer from a 'wanderlust' alway wondering what is over the next hill or around the next cove.
We expect to cover 9000 miles and will be travelling in our Mazda Bongo. A marvelous Japanese invention MPV one minute and a camper the next.
We are writing this blog so we can keep in contact with our family and friends to let them know what we are up to.... full info