Monthly Archives: August 2011

Bektashi Pilgrimage Up Mount Tomorri

Last Sunday, Rebecca, Jen, and I were invited to take part in a religious pilgrimage up one of Albania’s tallest mountains.  The pilgrimage takes place every year between August 20th – 25th.  We weren’t really sure what to expect, but … Continue reading

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Tour Down the Albanian Riviera

Last weekend, we were invited to join some friends of ours, Bardhyl and Natasha, on a trip south down the Ionian Coast.  We left early on Saturday, August 13th and drove over Llogara Pass, past Himara, to a village called Qeparo.  We … Continue reading

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Anniversary Weekend

Last weekend, August 5th, we decided to head to a beachfront hotel south of Vlora to celebrate our belated 2nd anniversary since I was away in India for the special day. We spent two nights at Hotel Nimfa, a short 15 minute drive … Continue reading

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Back from India

Well after 5 weeks away during Monsoon season in India I am back enjoying the beautiful summer in Albania. Dan picked me up from the airport at noon on Sunday, July 31st. India was a very interesting place to say the least and … Continue reading

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