The Albania history is rich and people who are history fanatics love to visit this place for its culture and heritage. After it got its independence almost 104 years ago, the tourists started visiting it. Albania is such a beautiful place that it is not only attractive for tourists who have a historical interest, but also for those who are fond of amazing delicacies and beach lovers. Researchers and historical students love to visit this site for which rich culture and heritage. If you are planning for a trip to Albania you are some of the facts that one should know before visiting this historic place.
Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu
The very first point is not only Albania history but also world history. Many of us might not be aware of the mighty heroine that Albania has gifted us. Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu is one such name with which we might not be very familiar, but it is the actual name of the lady who is known to the world as Mother Teresa. Yes, you guessed it. Right the lady who had won the Nobel Prize for his social service is an Albanian. She was born in Skopje which has now become a part of Macedonia.
Albania history states that when the Communism error did end in the year 1991 there was a huge population, but only around 3000 cars. Communalism had a very bad impact on the country and they almost ruined it. Cars were something that only the party officers could avail of. As the years passed by, more and more people started purchasing cars and their favorite one is Mercedes. However, Albanians do not have a good reputation at being an excellent driver. A tourist needs to make a point of it so that they do not face any unwanted situation. It is much better to rent a car than hire one.
According to Albania history having a scarecrow in a newly constructed house is considered to be pious. This is one of the reasons why it is common for a tourist sees a lot of scarecrows near a newly constructed building. Albanians are people who believe in their culture and heritage and try to stay true to it. This is one of the reasons why even the oldest traditions are still followed in this country. The world may be changing and so are the people, but Albanians are trying to keep certain things just the way they were.