Tirana reminded us of many places. The footpaths and trees growing out of the concrete reminded us of the bigger cities in Vietnam, the mosques conjured up memories of those found in Turkey and the funky young kids out on the town at night could have been picked out of any modern European city.
Albania? Albania? Why on earth would you want to go there?? – Yet another city, in another country that is talked down in the West. For the short time we were there, we loved it.