Scenes From Southern Albania

10 Posted by - January 6, 2015 - Albania, Bike Tour, Images, Pedal, Travel

20140918-DSC_2784-2A tranquil first sight after crossing the border from Macedonia.

DSC_2790 Justin in the slipstream.


DSC_2806-2 Two of the roughly 700,000 bunkers built in Albania during its communist rule from 1945-1990.

DSC_2812Patiently waiting for a bite.

20140919-DSC_2816-2A roadside stand takes on an autumn theme with colorful squash offerings.

20140919-DSC_2818-2Nearly all houses use their surrounding land for cultivation. Here, onions have been recently harvested and left out to cure.

20140919-DSC_2821-2Sometimes the most affordable option is not the configuration you're looking for.

20140920-DSC_2825The Old Bazaar of Korçë sells everything from shoes and luggage to car parts and watches.



20140920-DSC_2843-2She's happy because we just bought a few secondhand rugs. Little did we know the cost to ship them home would be triple the cost of what we bought them for. So, we ended up carrying 15 pounds of extra weight for a while.

20140921-DSC_2846Korça's Orthodox Cathedral of the Resurrection

20140921-DSC_2854-2A typical open-air second story home.


20140921-DSC_2881-2A tiny place of worship in the middle of nowhere...

20140921-DSC_2883-2 ...with God rays above.


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  • the lazybiker January 6, 2015 - 4:54 pm Reply

    pic 5
    the old man and the sea and a fishing rod

  • the lazybiker January 6, 2015 - 5:02 pm Reply

    yay a beth pic

    • b_puliti January 14, 2015 - 9:06 am Reply


  • the lazybiker January 6, 2015 - 5:02 pm Reply

    the long and very winding road will lead to….

    • b_puliti January 14, 2015 - 9:01 am Reply

      Greece, of course!

  • LEK January 9, 2015 - 3:01 am Reply


    • b_puliti January 14, 2015 - 9:02 am Reply

      Thank you, LEK! <3

  • Marin March 1, 2015 - 8:41 am Reply

    Amazing pics all of them 🙂 Greetings from Tirana.

    • b_puliti March 8, 2015 - 7:29 am Reply

      Thank you so much, Marin! We absolutely loved Albania…and the people we met there.

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