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  • Lake sideAfter finally getting into Ohrid, I got into the hostel. Turns out that this hostel is also pretty quiet, but with a very good atmosphere. The manager (Gjoko) had his friends over every night for either watching soccer, playing poker Posted by reinder.prins in Athens to Australia, the scenic route | Dec 4, 2010
  • InkThough great, Ohrid town can be a bit overwhelming - the beaches are tiny, but people definitely take full advantage of every square inch of space available, with sun loungers side by side, and the odd beach towel wedged in Posted by vagabondvoyager in Gelato Redux: The Pilgrimage Back to Italian Bliss | Jul 1, 2012
  • Don't Call Me Chinky!!!A cold snap gripped Thessaloniki today, with a predicted high of only 29 C - better break out the parkas! Though still toasty, sub 30 C temperatures are a nice respite from the heat of the past couple of Posted by vagabondvoyager in Gelato Redux: The Pilgrimage Back to Italian Bliss | Jun 26, 2012
  • EmpireFinally - after not understanding a single sign that I saw in Greece, I can finally read the signs now that I'm in Macedonia! Well ... I guess that's not quite correct, since I can't actually read Macedonian, but Posted by vagabondvoyager in Gelato Redux: The Pilgrimage Back to Italian Bliss | Jun 27, 2012
  • Stereotypes"How's your wifey?" Huh? Is he talking to me? "How's your wifey?" [i]He must be, no one else is in the hotel's breakfast room. But who the hell is my wifey? Oh, wait ... Posted by vagabondvoyager in Gelato Redux: The Pilgrimage Back to Italian Bliss | Jun 28, 2012
  • Broken Ankles and Bad KaraokeYesterday's delays getting into Bitola meant that there would be no time to check out either Pelister National Park, or the mountain hamlet of Dihovo. Though Bitola isn't a big tourist destination for foreigners, staying around for the day Posted by vagabondvoyager in Gelato Redux: The Pilgrimage Back to Italian Bliss | Jun 29, 2012
  • City of LightOhrid - considered the jewel of Macedonia, it's said that if you haven't been to Ohrid, you haven't been to Macedonia. In ancient times, its name meant "City of Light", a fitting name, as in present day, the biggest Posted by vagabondvoyager in Gelato Redux: The Pilgrimage Back to Italian Bliss | Jun 30, 2012
  • Ohrid - Macedonia's Lake District Day 56 Wednesday July 19 2017 Popova to Ohrid / 213 KM *The new Popova to Skopje road will be amazing & very scenic when it is completed. It's not easy terrain to carve out a 4 or 6 lane Posted by sagbucks in A Truck Trip Still With No Name | Jul 23, 2017
  • A First Visit to Macedonia Day 55 Tuesday July 18 2017 Alexandroupolis to Popova / 417 KM *It blows a gale and rains heavily during the night. If any refugees are attempting a Mediterranean crossing, they will encounter very choppy seas. *We are surrounded by Posted by sagbucks in A Truck Trip Still With No Name | Jul 20, 2017
  • "Forget Skopje 2014, it's all about Skopje 2015" After some busy days hopping through Greater Albania, Johan and I had arrived for a bit more of a relaxed time in Skopje. Although not being a particularly big city, we gave ourselves two n Posted by kmmk17 in World Travels 🌍 | Jul 21, 2015
  • Macedonia - 5 highlights===About Macedonia=== Reasons to visit: 1 - it is beautiful country, and one of the very few unexplored gems of Europe. 2 - it's very small and easy to travel. In 1 week you can cover cities, beautiful lakes and mountains. [b]3[/ Posted by dima.safr in Roaming the world | Nov 10, 2016
  • Running out of time(From our time in Macedonia almost two weeks ago) According to the GPS, we'd arrive in Skopje around noon, just as we expected. Not much time to spare in case of emergencies, but we were hoping for the best. When we Posted by Brufamily in Bru Adventures | Oct 5, 2016
  • Boys' favorite!When asked what their favorite part from the long weekend was, the boys unanimously voted for the skateboarding park! Right along Ohrid lake, near Cuba Libre, boys rode their scooter fearlessly! Doing tricks around the various parts of the park Posted by Brufamily in Bru Adventures | Sep 27, 2016
  • Music, boats, fortresses, and sunsets - the city of OhridThe city of Ohrid is picturesque and full of history. We toured the Tzar Samuil fortress, then wandered around the old town. Watching many boats pass by, while eating at Kaneo Fish Restaurant, we decided to take a boat back Posted by Brufamily in Bru Adventures | Sep 26, 2016
  • One brave girl flying over the Ohrid lake!"You did it? You are brave!" exclaimed a lady at the hotel as we walked in after a day of adventure. "They can't pay me to do it, I am too scared," she said laughing. Sophia had wanted to go Posted by Brufamily in Bru Adventures | Sep 26, 2016
  • Ohrid LakeThe sun rose quietly on the horizon over the Ohrid lake. After a solid breakfast at the hotel, already excited by the excellent view, we drove down along the coast. We stopped by a reproduction of ancient water dwellings, where Posted by Brufamily in Bru Adventures | Sep 26, 2016
  • Macedonia - SkopjeA long weekend celebrating Bulgaria's independence allowed us to travel to Macedonia and Albania for four days. The drive to Skopje was smooth, with the exception of the one-hour delay on the border. [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/843436/F562E Posted by Brufamily in Bru Adventures | Sep 26, 2016
  • Macedonia [[http://www.travellerspoint.com/gallery/users/Liamps/countries/Macedonia/|Photos of Macedonia]] The Western Balkans dominated headlines throughout the 1990s, as the former Federal Republic of Yugoslavia imploded and the region was ravaged by a series Posted by Liamps in Liam's Globo Trip | Oct 3, 2013
  • Europe, Summer 201310th/11th/12th June Work finished, 8 weeks stretching ahead. No better time in the year than the beginning of June. Marsha and I hung around Manila for a few days before hopping aboard a plane bound for Hong Kong, Istanbul and finally Posted by Patrick H. in Patrick Hillman's Travels | Jun 22, 2013
  • Southeast Europe Part 2 - SkopjeI recall crossing closed borders by car since I was of young age to go abroad for the purpose of buying cheaper stuff. This time was a bit different. We took the bus from Sofia to Skopje and arrived at Posted by danics in World Away | Jun 18, 2013
  • Travel to Skopje, MacedoniaWe got in late last night to Sofia so after wine and coffee we were both pretty whipped. We didn't plan on staying in Bulgaria long so are only stayed the one night. Bulgaria hasn't lost any of Posted by toddllama in Todd & Linda's European Adventure | Oct 12, 2012
  • OhridThe bus dropped us on the Macedonian side of the border from Albania where some taxi drivers were waiting to rip us off. Like usual. As there was 5 of us, we had to take two taxis and both went Posted by KPad in Possibly lost, probably having fun... | Jul 18, 2012
  • 22nd August 2011The showers were disgusting and smelt like sewerage. I couldn't get out fast enough. It was slightly cooler this morning, which was nice as we haven't had a break from the heat in over 2 weeks, but the cool feeling Posted by kimdanny in Kim and Danny 2011 | Aug 28, 2011
  • 21st August 2011We started today by walking through the Blloku district in Tirana, which is supposed to be the trendy area, and I guess it had a few cafes and lots of trees but that was about it. We headed up to Posted by kimdanny in Kim and Danny 2011 | Aug 28, 2011
  • Into the BalkansThe scenery on our last day cycling in Greece was beautiful, a fitting end to our time here. Our last stop in Greece was Florina - 12km from the border with Macedonia. There is little tourism here in the summer Posted by mrs lewis in Mariana and Rob's honeymoon adventure | Jul 11, 2011
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