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Butrint, Albania

A Week in Albania – Photo Feature: Butrint

Photographs of Butrint, a ruined Greek, Roman and Byzantine city in Albania. Read More
Flag of Albania

A Week in Albania – Blogger’s Guide to Albania

We thought of doing a guide to Albania but after careful reflection decided: nah! Let someone else do it. What’s the point of all these bloggers roaming the world otherwise?Read More
Volunteer Work in Albania

A Week in Albania – Volunteer Work in Albania

Albania isn’t the first place people think about when considering where to volunteer. Well off Europe’s beaten track this mountainous country sees few visitors compared to its Greek and Italian neighbours but enjoys a similar climate, an openly curious people and some fascinating cities well worth exploring.Read More
Taking Bad Travel Photos

A Week in Albania – My Bad Travel Photo: Street Scene at Night, Gjirokastra

I must confess to a certain contempt for photographers trying to illuminate a distant object with the pitiful built in flash of a point and shoot camera. I inwardly scream at people trying to add their own light to something quite distant like, say, the moon.Read More
Travel Photos

A Week in Albania – Monday Photo

Postcard photograph of Albania.Read More
Three Travel Photographs

Three Photos: Gjirokastra, Albania

Three Photos of Gjirokastra, Albania.Read More
St Jovan, Lake Ohrid, Macedonia

8. The Family

Hello. As usual JAB always seems to fall on the day or day before we are moving but today Deirdre is unwell – our unwritten rule when one of us is sick is not to travel unless we absolutely have to. Otherwise we would be heading to Skopje today.Read More
Gjirokastra, Albania

7. The Albanians

Hello, we finally left beautiful Corfu Town and headed north to explore other parts of the island and then it was back to the roughty, toughty backpacker life, travelling to Albania.Read More