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Elbo (elsewhere-bound) May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds. I will be updating this journal on my adventures in Albania 05/06/13 - 05/09/13.

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A day in the life of a volunteer: Lake Shkodra Resort, Albania

Sunday, 23 Jun 2013 | Views [2497] | Comments [4]

Of course, it must be duly noted that each volunteering experience is different, for each person, for each project, location and timespan. In the past, I've had a double bed and a kitchen in an apartment, to then sharing a bed in a static caravan and ... Read more >

Tags: albania, cycling, help, hot, lake, volunteer, volunteering

The last two days

Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | Views [650]

Today being Wednesday. On Monday I was up early to cycle into Shkoder to buy a backpack, I didn't want to spent too long in the city because one of the campers, Lukas, whom I had befriended was leaving and I wanted to say bye. The cycle in was much ... Read more >

Tags: albania, bamboo, building, cafe, camping, construction, cycle, fake

Where some have tried, some have failed, but some have made it, and some have bailed.

Sunday, 9 Jun 2013 | Views [706]

So, I'll try not to make a habit of making a post every day, but bare with me, there are a few good stories hidden within this one!   The day started with a planned cycle to Shkoder and back, which is about 15km. I had the intention of buying ... Read more >

Tags: albania, cafe, danger, lake, market, scutari, shkoder, stallone, sun

Cycle to Mes bridge

Saturday, 8 Jun 2013 | Views [1075]

Today I went for a massive cycle today through the small Albanian villages nearby, my bosses Niko and Faye said it was fine for me to take a bike. Verdyanna (phonetic spelling) told me it would only take an hour for me to get there and back, it took ... Read more >

Tags: albania, camping, cycle, friendly, irish, mes, mountains, ottoman, people

Journey to Albania

Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | Views [691]

So, I made it to Albania unscathed! It was a long journey, but great nonetheless. Firstly I suffered two coaches, one from Northampton to London Victoria, and a second from Victoria to Gatwick. Going through Croydon was the highlight, I never ... Read more >

Tags: airplane, albania, beach, camping, flying, lake, roads

Photos: Portugal 2012

Sunday, 26 May 2013 | Photo Gallery

A few captures from a two month trip volunteering in Portugal
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Saturday, 25 May 2013 | Views [566]

Is it a story if you only go an hour away? I'd like to think so. Though this is in the Albania story folder, it is actually the last UK trip I will make pre-Albania.   I've just returned from a four day trip to Leicester, UK, with my friend ... Read more >

Tags: canal, leicester, leics, midlands, overflow, river, short break, soar



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