Immersion Trip – Tirana: Day 1

(By way of introduction – I’d started a blog on Xanga.com in September, with thoughts about learning Albanian, but it’s hard to manipulate photographs on Xanga.com, so those brilliant blog entries are lost to posterity. Tough. So we pick up here, 30-odd weeks into language training:) Abby and I went to Tirana on a language immersion trip from April 13 – April 23. I’ll try to capture the 10 days in a few readable (i.e., short) blog entries. We flew in via Vienna and passed over the northern part of Albania. The scenery was fantastic – rugged mountain ridges and…