Europe holidays

Kala festival, Albania: party time in what feels like a paradise

A new arrival on the celebration circuit, Albania is seducing younger holidaymakers to dance on its beaches and explore beyond its pristine shores Just how seriously the Albanian ministry of tourism was taking Kala festival- the first international event of its kind in the country- became clear the moment we stepped off the boat at …

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East Germany’s old mines transformed into new lake district

Despite a 2.2bn regeneration programme, the Lusatian Lake District project, on land once occupied by the GDRs industrial heartland, remains relatively unknown to non-east Germans. So we took a tour This was once one of the dirtiest areas in East Germany, says Sren, my tour guide from IBA Tours, as our bikes swoosh through the …

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East Germany’s old ours transformed into new lagoon district

Despite a 2.2 bn regeneration programme, the Lusatian Lake District project, on land once occupied by the GDRs industrial heartland, remains relatively unknown to non-east Germans. So we took a tour This was once one of the dirtiest areas in East Germany, says Sren, my tour guide from IBA Tours, as our bikes swoosh through …

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East Germany’s old mines transformed into new pond district

Despite a 2.2 bn regeneration programme, the Lusatian Lake District project, on land once occupied by the GDRs industrial heartland, remains relatively unknown to non-east Germans. So we took a tour This was once one of the dirtiest areas in East Germany, says Sren, my tour guide from IBA Tours, as our motorcycles swoosh through …

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East Germany’s old ours transformed into new pond district

Despite a 2.2 bn regeneration program, the Lusatian Lake District project, on land once occupied by the GDRs industrial heartland, remains relatively unknown to non-east Germans. So we took a tour This was once one of the dirtiest areas in East Germany, says Sren, my tour guide from IBA Tours, as our motorcycles swoosh through …

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East Germany’s old mines transferred to new pond district

Despite a 2.2 bn regeneration program, the Lusatian Lake District project, on land once occupied by the GDRs industrial heartland, remains relatively unknown to non-east Germans. So we took a tour This was once one of the dirtiest areas in East Germany, says Sren, my tour guide from IBA Tours, as our bikes swoosh through …

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East Germany’s old ours transformed into new pond district

Despite a 2.2 bn regeneration program, the Lusatian Lake District project, on land once occupied by the GDRs industrial heartland, remains relatively unknown to non-east Germans. So we took a tour This was once one of the dirtiest areas in East Germany, says Sren, my tour guide from IBA Tours, as our motorcycles swoosh through …

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East Germany’s old mines transferred to new lake district

Despite a 2.2 bn regeneration programme, the Lusatian Lake District project, on land once occupied by the GDRs industrial heartland, remains relatively unknown to non-east Germans. So we took a tour This was once one of the dirtiest areas in East Germany, says Sren, my tour guide from IBA Tours, as our motorcycles swoosh through …

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East Germany’s old ours transferred to new lagoon district

Despite a 2.2 bn regeneration program, the Lusatian Lake District project, on land once occupied by the GDRs industrial heartland, remains relatively unknown to non-east Germans. So we took a tour This was once one of the dirtiest areas in East Germany, says Sren, my tour guide from IBA Tours, as our motorcycles swoosh through …

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East Germany’s old mines transferred to new lake district

Despite a 2.2 bn regeneration programme, the Lusatian Lake District project, on land once occupied by the GDRs industrial heartland, remains relatively unknown to non-east Germans. So we took a tour This was once one of the dirtiest areas in East Germany, says Sren, my tour guide from IBA Tours, as our bikes swoosh through …

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