Kayaking around Karaburun, Vlora Albania

For several years sailing the Karaburun peninsula with the kayak, was in the personal list of things “to do”. My father had tried to leave only two times, but could not go very far because once approached to Gjuza Cape the troubled sea and wind forced him to abandon the enterprise. After over two hours […]

About time to visit Albania in 2013

Isolated for decades under a dictatorship that was harsh even by Communist standards, Albania opened up in the 1990s and has since been hustling to catch up to the rest of Europe. On a recent visit, many locals complained that their country might be catching up too fast. For travelers that’s all the more reason […]