Tirana / Albania · 2017   architectural visions mingling

  

To me Albania was...

 

... one short day · lively autumn streets · a varied architectural lineup · down to earth vibes · a friendly glass of Raki · futuristic traffic lights.

What's it gonna be to you?

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Tirana / Albania · 2017   tissue store

Soviet past moving towards Europe

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Tirana / Albania · 2017

 

 

 

 

 

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Tirana / How Little Can You Learn About a Country in One Day?
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Tirana / How Little Can You Learn About a Country in One Day?

passing through Albania in 24h

 

...this is pretty much where the flying visit reaches its maximum altitude of inflight insights, falling short of the point where travel gets truly interesting in my opinion: when it fosters a better understanding of a foreign culture and the people who live it through their habits, everyday rituals and mannerisms.

 

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