Tag Archives: Skanderbeg

Wordless Wednesday – Skanderbeg’s Statue, Tirana, Albania

A-Z April Challenge – Tirana

In 2006 Hamish & I travelled to an Albania just opening its doors to the outside world. We soon found ourselves at Skanderbeg Square, the main hub of the city…… To be honest, the square was pretty much it for Tirana sightseeing. Once we had toured the mosque, there was not a lot else to […]

On The Beaten Track – Introduction To Chapter Six ‘No Beards.’

To set the scene, my book chronicles my travels around Eastern Europe with my regular travel buddy called Hamish. This chapter sees us in a mysterious land……… Albania had always been a mystical place to us, Europe’s outcast being neither east nor west. During our teenage years we used to try and get information about […]