Every day, humans take five billion photos. According to one source, we have created 12.4 trillion throughout history, but what is the most important photograph ever taken? Is it the blurred and indistinct ‘View from the Window at Le Gras’, the earliest surviving photographic image, created by Frenchman Nicéphore Niépce in 1826? The first manContinue reading “Dalan Beach, Vlorë, Albania – Paradise Lost”
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Berat – A Stroll Through Albania’s ‘City of 1000 Windows’
Overlanding in Albania – Bari to Durrës
We weren’t sure what to expect in Albania. At the end of WWII, Albania became Europe’s equivalent to North Korea; a secretive, closed and isolationist country. Albania spent four decades under the iron grip of paranoid extremist ruler Enver Hoxha. As a communist state, Hoxha aligned Albania first with Russia, then with China, but brokeContinue reading “Overlanding in Albania – Bari to Durrës”
Matera, Italy – Preparations To Enter Albania
Our visits to the vet in Matera became a bit of a soap opera. The Fab Four, our four pooches, needed various inoculations and an Animal Health Certificate (AHC) to enter Albania.