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    4 days ago - By The Guardian

    Depsite its dark 20th-century past, the country is now a traveller's paradise of amazing landscapes, coast and historic cities “It used to be rare that journalists would come here,” says Elton Caushi, head of tour operator Albanian Trip , who I meet in the capital, Tirana. “When they did come, they only wanted to talk about blood feuds and sworn virgins.” The traditions that once dominated tribal politics in Albania's mountains are interesting, but I'm here to probe a more recent view of the south-east European country. Thanks to its beaches, Unesco-stamped cities and hiking routes...
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