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”
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.
I would be fibbing if I didn’t say there are easier places to travel to with dogs. However, Albania is a stunning country, full of very kind people, and is definitely worth seeing – particularly now, before it becomes over-developed for tourism. Albania is inexpensive and easily accessible from Italy, Greece and other Balkan countries.Continue reading “Travel With Dogs to Albania – What You Need To Know”