• Berat-City of Thousand Windows

    Although M. has been to Albania 4 times, flying to Tirana airport was a first, for both of us. Picking up our bright-red Ford Fiesta rented vehicle we were happily on the road again. M.

    M. of course, did not neglect a smug smile and the double headed eagle hand gesture (see Albanian flag or any football match:p).

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    Our next stop was only a short drive from Tirana, the Berat city, also known as the city of thousand windows.

    Being honest here, I’ve been nearly nowhere in my home country and I was pleasantly surprised by the beauty of Berat. The city has been part of UNESCO heritage since 2008 and in my opinion, it represents a typical Balkan architecture, rooting in the Ottoman empire era.


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    The old town was easy to walk, the people kind and curious. We were stopped several times to be asked where are we from. Trust me to Albanians is still a curiosity why would anyone choose to visit their country.

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    There wasn’t a single door which I didn’t like. Gosh I have a door addiction!

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    The horseshoe hung over a doorway in Albanian culture symbolizes the good luck spilling over your home, keeping the evil out.

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    Charming cats everywhere!

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    Although our cuisine is not particularly imaginative, food in Albania is truly delicious.

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    On the way towards the south we made a few more stops, particularly to enjoy the view. Scrolling down you can see why.

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    I hope you enjoyed the pictures, my darlings.

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    1. Jo
      June 30, 2016 / 9:03 am

      I agree. I suspect that you have Door Adiction. And as far as I know it is untreatable. O f course, it could be worse, so I would not be too worried.
      I must take a photo of a door not far from me and send it to you. Anyway, it is lovely to see you on my screen again. I have missed you. Kisses

    2. June 30, 2016 / 9:30 pm

      Please do Jo! You are so sweet-I’m happy to be back.
      Hugs x

    3. June 30, 2016 / 9:42 pm

      oh I did enjoy your photos! they’re amazing! and love your wedge so much!!

      • June 30, 2016 / 9:43 pm

        Thanks so much Darlene!
        P.S You’ve got such a pretty name!

      • June 30, 2016 / 10:00 pm

        Thanks for passing by Laure! Much love

    4. July 1, 2016 / 6:47 am

      This looks like such a wonderful place, I would love to go there. Your outfit is to die for, I love it!

      Have a great day beautiful, xx

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