Giving milk to this puppy attracted a group of children in Tirana
A father and son on the way home after school in Tirana
Wall of the Fortress of Justinian which dates back before 1300. is adjacent to a hotel. The Fortress is under renovation.
In downtown Tirana
Street musician in Tirana
In the playground on Mt.Dajti near the top of the funicular
Fellow travelers enjoying the very nice playground atop Mt. Dajti where we ate lunch
Bektashi World Center in Tirana. Bektashi is a Sufi order (a dervish sect) that fuses elements of predominantly Shia and Sufi thought into a unique blend of Islamic belief and philosophy.
The double-headed eagle symbol of Albania and its people. for whom the eagle denotes pride, heroism, strength including their ability to survive historical calamities.
Statue of Mother Teresa who was of Albanian-Indian origin and is greatly revered in Albania. The international airport in Tirana is named after her (Tirana International Airport Nënë Tereza)
As seen from the bus, women returning from their Saturday shopping
The beauty of the Albanian landscape from castle in Kruja
An artist at work on the castle grounds in Kruja
The museums in Kruja and the rugged terrain of this area
In the Skanderbeg Museum
An example of the variety of items for sale in Kruja
A weaver working on a beautiful traditional example of Albania weaving in Kruja
On the streets of Kruja
A shopkeeper during a quiet moment in Kruja