Tagged: Shkodër

Shköder to Valbonë up Lake Koman by Bus Ferry ⛴

Undecided, I assumed I would take a bus to Tirana, the Albanian capital. I had ended up at Shköder for a few nights. The homestay owner there decided for me, I’d head up to Valbonë on the Lake Koman Ferry. Frequently described as the most beautiful ferry ride in all of Europe, the...

Rozafa Castle, Shkodër’s high point

Rozafa Castle sits on an amazing hill that gives view across the city of Shkodër up to the mountains and across the great Lake Skadar. The area was originally Illyrian before Romans and the rest of history. But today stands the ruins of a castle that give absolutely fantastic views...

Next stop: quiet and patient Shkodër

Entirely uncertain where to go I jumped on the bus heading south, went across the border and jumped off at the first major stop. I still wasn’t sure if in general I would head north or south, although east and west are also options. General directions are good to avoid backtracking....