City on the sea
09.16.2012 - 09.16.2012
Duress is Albania's largest seaport. There are also many, many tourist apartments and restaurants along the shore - A place for families to come and stroll on Sundays.
Our Friendship Force guide lived in this city during her youth. At that time, she was a true Patriot for the Communist cause.
One day in the 1960s, a tree in someone's back yard sunk into a hole in the ground. Upon examination, a Roman amphitheater was discovered.
We were able to walk through a maze of former gladiator rooms and cages for lions.
In the 7th century, the area was converted into a church and Christian burial ground.
The city plans to demolish 5 current residences and complete the excavation.