Monthly Archives: May 2011

Week 21-2011. Macedonia.

  Debar, monastery Victor St. George. Debar, thunderstorm approaching. Debar, close to the Albanian border is inhabited by ethnic Albanians. It was not really a surprise to see here a majority of ethnic Albanians. The Albanians in this whole area seem … Continue reading

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Week 20-2011. Albania-Macedonia.

In Tirana the situation is slightly chaotic. Apparently it is not yet clear who won the elections and counting the votes is continuing. In the meantime, both competing blocks, socialists and democrats, are celebrating victory.    Tobacco shop Tirana.              Mother … Continue reading

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Week 19-2011. Albania.

This week I travelled in the Northern half of Albania. Between Shkodra and Tirana, where I ended up at the end of this week, I visited Puke, Kukesi, Rreshen, Burrel and Krujxc3xab.   Shkodra, clean back streets.    Shkodra sales. In … Continue reading

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Week 18-2011. Albanixc3xab.

  Vlorxc3xab, bad weather.              Vlorxc3xab, church going. On Sunday I went to a Roman Catholic Church in Vlorxc3xab. The church was not easy to find, but when I came there it appeared to be a small but well occupied nice … Continue reading

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Week 17-2011. Albania.

  Early sunday morning Elbasan. Hotel garden Elbasan. In Elbasan I stayed for Easter Sunday. It is a warm day, used to cycle around and walk the pleasant very wide high street. Walking down the old medieval town with a … Continue reading

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