BikeAbout the Mediterranean: Albania


BikeAbout-the Mediterranean was a nine-month, 11,000-kilometer circumnavigation of the Mediterranean Sea... by bicycle. The BikeAbout team visited Albania from March 31, 1998 to April 4, 1998. To read about what happened, see any of the following trip dispatches:

bulletMarch 31, 1998, Tirana, Albania
Topics: bus ride through Albania, border crossing, "pillbox" bunkers, first impressions of Albania, History (modern)
bulletApril 1, 1998, Tirana, Albania
Topics: sanduic (food), HISTORY, Illyria, Danube, Emperor Diocletian, Ottoman Empire, World War I, Skanderbeg, AEDP, school life
bulletApril 2, 1998, Tirana, Albania
Topics: yogurt (food), Durrës, Via Appia, Albanian Cycling Union, visas, politics in Albania, emigration, Albanian economy, bicycling
bulletApril 3, 1998, Tirana, Albania
Topics: tavë dhen (food), National Museum, National Gallery, "Linda" women's cultural center
bulletApril 4, 1998, Tirana, Albania
Topics: burek (food), Albanian greetings, Albanian Education Development Project, Open Internet Center, travel arrangements, biking with the Albanian Cycling Union, Petrela Castle/Fortress, saying goodbye

In addition to reading these dispatches, we encourage you to visit these resources:

bulletBikeAbout Albania Scrapbook
Photos and sounds gathered by the BikeAbout team; maps of Albanian coast.
bulletAbout Albania
Basic facts about Albania's government, economy, and people; links to other sources of information on the 'Net. Compiled by BikeAbout.

BikeAbout Itinerary & Journal Discussion Groups Resource Library eDscape Projects BikeAbout Scrapbook
Discussions Resource

About BikeAbout Mediterranean Journey BikeAbout Partners

Open Internet CenterInternet access and Web hosting while in Albania were provided by Open Internet Center.

Daedalus Design Group Computer Curriculum Corporation Compaq

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