Monthly Archives: October 2011

Dasma Shqiptare

Dasma Shqiptare A couple of months ago, we were fortunate enough to be invited to a wedding.  My friend and co-worker, Ilia, asked if Rebecca and I would like to attend his niece’s wedding.  We had already met so many of … Continue reading

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After The Moms left I decided it would be a good time to see where my friend Jen had ended up after leaving Albania in September. She had made her way to Munich for Oktoberfest, then Vienna, and Prague. She … Continue reading

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After returning home from Rome on Sunday afternoon, we got a message from Uncle Steve that someone from Vancouver was trying to get in touch with him regarding Grandpa.  Mom and I phoned the George Derby Centre in Burnaby and … Continue reading

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The Mom’s in Italy

On Monday, October 3rd Bev and I boarded the ferry to Brindisi Italy. Upon arrival that evening we took a taxi south to the small town of Lecce based on a family friends recommendation. The next morning we hit the … Continue reading

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Uncle Steve and Auntie Susan in Albania!

On late Wednesday, my Uncle Steve and Auntie Susan arrived in the small Balkan nation of Albania.  They stayed in the capital that night.  The next day, they ventured into a furgon (minibus) headed to Vlore.  Rebecca and Judy met … Continue reading

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Corfu with The Mom’s

After Dan dropped us off at the ferry terminal on the afternoon of Sunday, September 25th, we took the 1.5 hour journey across the Ionian Sea to the Greek Island of Corfu. That evening we walked through the Old Town … Continue reading

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