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December 27th 2014
Published: January 6th 2015
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I know it looks like a good highway. But it doesn't last.
Day 2: Durres to Sarande

Wow what a road trip! The country side beautiful, the scenery breathtaking, the views spectacular, the road....... the shits.

There are no major roads or highways through Albinia, no bypasses of every city and town. They have started some, but none completed so it makes for a very interesting drive.

There are people along the roads everywhere, selling everything from live animals to fruit and vegatables and shoes and clothing. You can buy almost anything as you drive, Turkeys, goats, chickens, rabbits, donkeys, and people do stop, right there on the road. A four lane road they just stop, and buy or visit or cross over to the other side. Also watch for horse and carts, or donkeys on the road, or scooters and bikes going the wrong way, or people walking along or hitch hiking also.

But the country side is beautiful, we took the interior road through the country. Where you can really see how people live day to day, drying their clothes on the roof of their house, looking after their small gardens. Really did enjoy the drive. I didn't realize that it was so mountainous. The
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You can buy anything along the way
road was a little iffy heading back toward the sea to our next stop of Sarande.

Made it just in time for sunset. 243 kms 5 1/2 hrs.

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heading back to the coastheading back to the coast
heading back to the coast

up and over the mountain we go

Just in time for sunset.

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