Borsh

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Borsh is a village in Albania, famous among the travel people for hosting some Rainbow Gatherings close by and for the easiness of camping along the 8km beach and/or in the big field.

Hitchhiking out

If you were in the beach, you can walk until the gas station in front of the cemetery, and from there you can go everywhere. North, you can go to Vlorë, and south to Sarandë Hitchhiking will be easy, and there are buses every hour till 3pm, just in case. Follow the general rules about hitchhiking in Albania, like telling the driver "Pa lek" which means "Without money" so they know you hitchhike and they don't thik you "hired" them as a taxi and now they have to do the extra miles with you on board.

Places to visit

Plazhi (The beach) Katarakti tek spitali (Waterfall) Kalaja (The castle) Get lost in the field (Haliq), go for hiking in the mountain over Vonja, meet all the 90+ people, there is a bar with a waterfall in Ixuar(IZvor) etc.

Other useful info

Once you go in Borsh, go to the beach. Its 8 km, choose the south corner to swim and see a wonderful sunset, and the north to camp safely in the beach. Avoid camping in front of bars etc, because people pay taxes for the beach, so its "their place".

Water from the tap is drinkable, you can also ask people inside their gardens to fill your bottle. Holding hands and/or kissing in public is acceptable. Nudity on the beach will provoke some looks, be careful. Busking in July and August might work in front of Ciao Borshi bar.

Eat burek and drink dhallë, shop with Lek and not Euro, because for a thing that costs 100 Lek(70cents) they will charge you 1 euro.