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Author Archives: Thethi

Geography and geology

The Dinaric Alps are a chain of mountains in southeast Europe that stretch the length of the Adriatic coast and reach both their highest point (Mt Jezerca, 2692 m) and greatest width in northern Albania. No other part of the Balkans offers high mountain scenery of such distinctively rugged and forbidding beauty. The barren karst landscape is a regular feature, ...

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Thethi religious feasts.

Thethi has 2 big religious feasts which are celebrated as per Albanian tradition (customs) 16 August is the feast of Assumption of Mary 16 August is the feast of Assumption of Mary and is celebrated with the daughters married away from the village, and on this date they come back in the family where they grew up together with their ...

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Customary laws, myths and legends

Until recently the mountain regions of northern Albania were isolated not only in terms of geography and communication. In matters of jurisprudence, too, the region was literally a law to itself. Ottoman jurisdiction never prevailed here. Instead the Code of Lekë Dukagjin was in general use, a set of traditional laws passed on from one generation to another and not ...

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The History and population in Theth

Population-of-Theth

The first official mention of Theth is in a document of 1485 coming from Shkodra, when the village numbered seven houses. In the sixteenth century, during the Ottoman invasion, the ownership of the valley was transferred from the Sandjak of Shkodra to Peja. Today it belongs to the district of Shkodra. Most Theth families can be traced back to the ...

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2 days Tour to Theth National Park

Travel to Blue Eye

This tour was thought and offered from local people of Thethi, who will not offer you just a guide but you will dive in this local lifestyle and have a unique experience from this remote wild area of the Albanian alp, part of Thethi National Park. Wild because the nature is still virgin, untouched, as described from other tourist and ...

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Hotel Blini – Shkoder

Hotel Blini Shkoder

Hotel Blini is located at the entrance of Shkodra city (a city over 4600 years old), near the Rozafa Castle (of 3500 years old) next to the Shkodra Lake which is the largest lake in Balkan. Hotel Blini spaces provide you great sightseeing right from the hotel building. Rozafa Castle is 700m distance from the hotel, Mesi Bridge is 10km, ...

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Hotel Floga – Shkoder

Floga hotel, located in the city of Shkodra away from the noise and air pollution that offers the best conditions in this city. Has a total of 23 rooms, where it is located a large restaurant which offer tradional Albanian food with our specilities mutton roasted on the spit, lamb or pork .. Rooms are very carefully constructed to be ...

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Hotel Rilindja – Valbone

Well, of course we think you should stay with us in Quku i Valbonës! Not only do we have a great central location, within walking distance of 6 of the most popular trailheads, we also have the best range of services, from landscaped camping sites to the most luxurious rooms in the valley with even more options in between, and then ...

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Kulla Pracja – Theth

Ndue Praçe’s Tower is located near the center of Theth, in the neighborhood “Gjeçaj”. This characteristic tower was built in 1820 and was reconstructed in 2011. It is built with carved stones outside and with woodwork inside. On the base floor is the kitchen, where foods get prepared. On the first floor there is a lounge area of 40 m2, ...

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