Berat 10 Years On

Awoken by gunshots I wondered what I had gotten myself in for. I knew virtually nothing about Albania and the government travel advisory warned against visiting. My mind was on the civil unrest a few years … [Read more...]

Exploring Berat Castle

Once upon a time Berat was a city of churches. There were 20 or so churches in the castle area alone, although someone told me there was double that number at one point. That’s hard to believe considering how … [Read more...]

Autumn in Berat

It’s so nice to be experiencing warm and sunny weather in Europe in October. Paris is always cold and grey at this time of the year so I’m convinced I made the right decision to spend the end of autumn in … [Read more...]