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GeographyAlbania is situated on the eastern shore of the Adriatic Sea, with Montenegro and Serbia to the north, Macedonia to the east, and Greece to the south. Slightly larger than Maryland, Albania is composed of two major regions: a mountainous highland region (north, east, and south) constituting 70% of the land area, and a western...
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Thankful letter from an Italian Family Le mie vacanze in Albania sono iniziate 4 anni fa. Io e la mia famiglia cercavamo un luogo di villeggiatura un po’ selvaggio e non ancora completamente scoperto dal turismo e così abbiamo scelto l’Albania. I primi 3 anni la meta è stata Saranda in un albergo in periferia...
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Traditional cuisine Albanian cuisine offers a truly unique blend of Mediterranean flavors. Representing a rich historical past, the food of modern Albania has been developed over millennia reflects a variety of influences. East meets west in many discernible ways throughout Albanian culture, but nowhere is it more evident than in the cuisine. The mild climate...
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Theth is another slowly-developing tourist spot in northern Albania, on the other side of the Accursed mountains. As well as its incredible natural beauty, it has some interesting local attractions.The Blue Eye is a stunningly vibrant waterfall pool about an hour’s hike into the mountains, that is breathtaking both as a journey and destination.Theth’s culture...
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We stayed in Valbone for a couple of days, at a guest house that sat in the shadow of the Accursed mountain range (more on the name later). The people who hosted us were lovely, giving us a taste of the locally grown and sourced food and setting us up by the fire with a...
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When you’re doing rapid travel planning because you’re trying to avoid going home but don’t want to get chucked out of Europe for voiding your visa, there’s a couple of things you can do. One – get creative. And two – call on your network. Thanks to Facebook, I knew that Camilla, an old work...
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