Greetings from Albania | Arkansas Blog

Sunday, May 10, 2009

Greetings from Albania

Posted By on Sun, May 10, 2009 at 5:03 AM

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A shoutout to Leslie and Gerard and Co. and Arkansas Blog readers for keeping the home fires burning. My Internet access is limited and slow. But here's a snapshot from Saranda, Albania. When this country opened to the outside world, a modest real estate boom followed. But the bubble apparently burst quickly. It left this little seaside town -- Twilight Zone-empty on a Saturday afternoon -- dotted with shells of uncompleted buildings, such as this one.

Beer's cheap, though. Pistachio nuts are good and plentiful. I'm not complaining.

 

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