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10 days in Kosovo – Peja and the Rugova Valley

03 May
Rugova Valley and Gorges

From Prizren to the Rugova Valley, passing Gjakova Short Description. On my way from Prizren to Peja and the Rugova Valley, I stopped in the small town of Gjakova, then at the Visoki Dečani Monastery, where I had the opportunity to drink juice with NATO soldiers. In the afternoon, I went to Peja, where I […]

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Balkan Countries Travel Planning 2018 – Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Montenegro, Serbia

25 Apr
Balkan Countries 2018

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Balkan Countries Travel Planning 2018 is the summary of my three-month road trip to most of the countries of former Yugoslavia: Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Montenegro, and Serbia during the summer of 2018 (May – August). The pace of traveling was slow, in accordance with the flexibility I had to go and stay wherever I […]

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10 Days in Kosovo – Prizren and around

17 Apr
Prizren's Fortress - the view of the town (left side is the Sinan Pasha Mosque)

How I decided to go to Prizren? Actually, I intended to go back to Tirana to check my car in a Dacia service because some red lights blinked on my car’s dashboard. The car’s manual only said „urgently go to a service” – something I had procrastinated to do for the past ten days. As […]

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Hiking the Albanian Alps – Valbona Theth, Albania

03 Apr
Trek Valbona Theth: on the way to Valbona Pass (Qafa e Valbonës)

The first day of the trek Valbona Theth Short description. I took a local shuttle (furgon) from Shkodër to the onboarding place on the Komani ferryboat. For four hours, we traveled by ferry on the Komani Lake until Fierza. Then, we took a car to Valbona, where we stayed overnight before the Valbona Theth hike. […]

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From Berat to Shkodër, passing Durrës and Tirana, Albania

17 Mar
Mesi Bridge, near Shkoder

The road toward Tirana via Durrës Short Description. I came back to the Adriatic Sea via Durrës, where I visited the ancient fortifications and the Roman amphitheater, then the insalubrious seafront. In the evening, I arrived at Alaattin’s house in Tirana. Long Description I drove from the campground near Berat to the Adriatic Sea, to […]

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