Amazing view of mountain lakes in Albanian Alps
Amazing view of mountain lakes in Albanian Alps

Once the center of the Roman, Greek and Ottoman empires, Albania is now a forgotten country. It was cut off from the world when the communists took over and was ruled for many years by a Stalinist dictator. Travelers knew nothing about Albania for almost half a century and this meant that the country’s scenery remained untouched by modern times and mass tourism.

However, things are slowly starting to change for Albania. The country makes appearances on travelers’ maps more often now…