Category Archives: Albania

Southern Albania — up and down

Northern Albania is on the Adriatic Sea.  Southern Albania is on the Ionian Sea.  Vlorë marks the boundary between these two seas, and indeed the riding in Albania switched dramatically with the sea change.  A coincidence?  Sure.  A pleasant surprise? … Continue reading

Posted in Albania, Bicycle touring | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

Northern Albania — rough around the edges

I didn’t know what to expect from Albania.  I had never met an Albanian or even spoken with someone who had been here.  For years Albania was completely cut off from the world.  It’s been open 20 years now, but … Continue reading

Posted in Albania, Bicycle touring | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment