"From Greece to Albania." Top 5 Page for this destination Sarande by GrantBoone
Sarande Travel Guide: 125 reviews and 264 photos
A week in Corfu was never going to be enough. We saw adverts for Day trips to Albania on our first day on Corfu. A boat trip to a country which had re- opened its borders to visitors that same month. We just had to go for it! ...........
(notice the luxury transport awaiting us on the left of the photo!!)
We waited at 5am for the ferry from Corfu Town to Sarande, Albania. The ferry took about two hours before we saw our first glimpse of the grey apartment blocks scattered along the small harbour. And then , from nowhere came the sight of hundreds of small boys on makeshift rafts coming towards our boat .All with there hands outstretched . They shouted for food , drinks , pens(!!) and money. In fact anything and everything! *
As we docked in the harbour, we were followed by the group of children onto a coach bound for Roman ruins in a place called Butrint.
Read on for the rest of the story! .>>
- Pros:Unique, incredible people. Just to be able to say IVE BEEN THERE!
- Cons:Difficult to find faults on such a short visit.
- In a nutshell:So glad I took the chance to visit an undiscovered country
Once we arrived by ferry we were met at by a guide and taken by coach along the coastline. The promenade was very... more travel advice
We made the mistake of taking bags of food and drink with us to Albania and once we arrived , we were swarmed by... more travel advice
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