Tagged: Valbonë

A Stranded Joy, from Bajram Curri to Kosovo

Transport around and between the border of Albania and Kosovo is difficult. There are very limited public transport, nearly all of it is not properly scheduled, making it hard to plan. Even the freedom of your own vehicle can have complications with insurance. I got stranded twice in two days, once on a quick trip to Bajram...

Hiking through the Valbonë Valley 🏔

Escape to the quiet side of the Balkans, a side comparable to the alps. Staying in the Valbonë Valley in northeast Albania you are surrounded by mountains towering over a kilometre in height. Outside of the peak season it makes for an amazingly quiet and untouched part of the world....

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...