Contrary to the bad reputation that the country has, Albania was one of the nicest, most interesting countries on our trip so far. We cycled from the north to the south of the country, passing through the capital Tirana, the old cities of Durrës and Gjirokastër, and the archaeological site of ancient Butrint. On the way, we met the most friendly people, ate delicious food, and learnt more about this fascinating country that, not too long ago, was one of the most isolated countries in the world.
Albania has a terrible international reputation. When we told people that we were going to Albania, the first associations many people made were along→ Continue reading