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Travel Blogs from Ohrid
... had one of the oldest universities in the world (pre 10th Century). That monastery, which is on top of the hill has been restored, and they building a modern university around it. I looked in two churches. Meh. The Ohrid region was also an area of unrest and rebellion when Macedonians sought independence in the late 19th and early 20th century, Now, it is a tourist town, and I was here off season and on a Sunday and Monday nights. Which is to say, ...
... they were all done getting up to the hostel and I headed up. I packed up my things and went to the correct bus station on the first try. This time I was heading to a city called Batumi which is on the Black Sea only minutes away from Turkey. I found a minibus that was almost full and I got one of the last seats. That meant that there would be little waiting time, and after just a little while we were off. We drove through scenic mountain roads and after about 5 hours made it ...
... on a picturesque cliff by the lake. If you google 'Macedonia' you'll see it. It's the landmark of the country.
In order to get to St.Jovan we take a boat. It's September, and the quai brims with unemployed sailors, who want to earn some money at the end of the season. We choose the cheapest one and an elderly captain takes us for a short cruise. To our surprise, he answers all the questions in fluent English. The captain enlightens us why the lake is so ...
Despite arriving in Bitola in the late afternoon, I only stayed until slightly after noon the next day. Cafe culture is really huge here. It was a weeknight and a weekday, yet the streets were packed in evening and again by late morning the next day. People are dressed to the nines! But given that so many people just sit and let the hours pass, even during weekdays, I'm starting to see some of the sad truth about that unemployment ...
... and the whole bartering process was very relaxed. We ended up with the nicest accommodation of the trip! We landed a full apartment above a grocery store that was only a stone's throw away from the lake...all for the low low cost of 5 euors each! Ahhhh snap!!! No bed bed bugs here!
Ohrid is famous for its beautiful lake, making it the most ...
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