... though you can't see it, just to the left of the picture would be a mosque, just steps away from this Orthodox church. Apparently, Albanians made concerted efforts to ensure both religions were represented, side-by-side.
Kermit and Miss Piggy July 3rd 2012 Geo: 40.71, 19.96Albanian travel is SLOW ... I cannot emphasize this enough! The guidebooks warn of it, as do all the travel forums, but they don't really prepare you for the snail's pace of transport in this country. Knowing this, I left Ohrid early - instead of catching the 8:30 bus, I splurged and opted for a taxi, despite it being several times more expensive than the slow, meander ... read more
Europe » Albania » West » Berat 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