Albania, here I come

Getting ready for my first trip to Albania, where I’ll spend several days in Gjirokastra, along with brief stops in Tirana, Durres, and Shkodra. Evliya Çelebi wrote about all of these places in the late 1600s. I’m now reading the work of a living author, Ismail Kadare. What a revelation!  In particular, I hope to … Read more