Category Archives: Albania

Last Days in Albania

So as many of you know, Dan’s one year contract was up in February 2012. We were surprised how quickly the past year went. We met many locals who opened their homes and hearts to us and made us feel … Continue reading

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Planting Vines in Peshkepi

While Rebecca was away in London, I offered to help my friend, Ilia, plant some vines on his land.  He had picked up 175 yearling vines from the town of Novosele and was planning to plant them that weekend.  There … Continue reading

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Northern Albania

We made a last minute decision to go on a road trip to northern Albania this weekend.  We got in the truck around noon on Saturday, January 21st, 2012 and drove to the city of Shkodra.  The city is located near … Continue reading

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Gezuar Vitin e Ri 2012

Happy New Year Everyone! We hope that you enjoyed the holiday season and wish you all the best in 2012. In the middle of December, we travelled back to Calgary for Christmas and had such a great time visiting with … Continue reading

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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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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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The Mom’s Have Arrived

Dan’s mom, Judy, and my mom, Bev, both arrived in Albania on September 20th. Judy spent 10 days traveling through Greece including Athens, Mykonos and Santorini before flying to Tirana. We spent the first couple days in Vlora and then … Continue reading

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