Travel Blogs from Skopje, Macedonia

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uneventful, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

uneventful

A travel blog entry by raistlin22384

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lots of almosts: 17th: shot a big scene with alot of extras. 100s of kids and some guns. Somer performances.  Heres a photo that really doesnt show anything but i like it.  pretty standard stuff for here.  ...

Off to Athens or so we thought, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Off to Athens or so we thought

A travel blog entry by nstarkey77

So we catch the night train to Thessaloniki where we then catch a day train to Athens.. pretty simple..  1 day travel right.. ummmmm nooo.. Australians need a visa to be issued on there passports before they set foot into Macadonia.. which we didn't ...

Day 4, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Day 4

A travel blog entry by raistlin22384

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Day 3: went out with vitcor ana and albert. Spent alot on wine, but I had the first red one that I actually thought was really good. Also had italian food, which was so-so. The restaurant was right on the river and a really nice atmosphere ...

wine vrs hiking OR in search of Pasta, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

wine vrs hiking OR in search of Pasta

A travel blog entry by tanzamarie

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... parents to train the chefs. It no longer exists. I searched for pasta everywhere. I ended up at an Irish Pub in Macedonia eating Italian food. I had a feeling it wasn’t going to go well when the waitress was perplexed that I just wanted spaghetti ...

Sun Rain Hail, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Sun Rain Hail

A travel blog entry by senorbrian

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... it a try and play dumb hoping that since i was foreign maybe she'd sell to me anyways but nope rules are rules in Macedonia apparently. The towns pretty cool tiny for a capital city but some nice areas and tons of strange and creative statues all ...

Five Minutes in Skopje, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Five Minutes in Skopje

A travel blog entry by cjabroad

We saw the Kameni Most from the bus as we passed by.  Good ...

Statues in Skopje, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Statues in Skopje

A travel blog entry by katevoss

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... town.                         I've heard that Skopje wasn’t great and just a boring grey city however I found the city area to have a great lively vibe.  The main ...

Day 2, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Day 2

A travel blog entry by raistlin22384

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... lenses and organizing equipment, then I headed off with two people, Ana, and Victor, to a tiny city 45 minutes outside of Skopje to do some shady (seriously) business. Afterwords we ate at a nice cafe kind of place (I had meat, stuffed with more meat ...

Seriously, a blank clock?, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Seriously, a blank clock?

A travel blog entry by eastin80

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... big and getting grumpy so of course, we relented. My theory arseholes are scary/bad/terrifying drivers: Proven. See above. Skopje's Karmic retribution: An hour later while wondering around a beautiful fresh produce market I stopped top buy a lovely ...

This is Skopje?, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

This is Skopje?

A travel blog entry by tanzamarie

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Sadly I left Ohrid…after doing a bit of shopping of course. I was off to Skopje, the capital of Macedonia. Ok, sounds good to me. I get to City Hostel, and basically it's like staying at your friend’s uncle’s house. The guy who runs it ...

Farewell to the Balkans, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Farewell to the Balkans

A travel blog entry by richierich33

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... 29.  Had to pay 30 for my rucksack though, and it was to Luton airport. As I had a final day to kill in Skopje decided to go to Matka Canyon and have a wander about there.  It's a 45 min bus journey from town and like a ...

Day 5, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Day 5

A travel blog entry by raistlin22384

Didnt do much today.  Went shopping for essentials: toilet paper, yogurt, mineral water.  Had lunch and dinner with a few kids around here, nothing too tasty though.  Edited my reel a bit.  Watched the new battlestar galactica. We ...

When earthquakes meet 1960s Communism. . ., Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

When earthquakes meet 1960s Communism. . .

A travel blog entry by xerius

... . Skopje has failed to make the least bit of an impression on me. As a matter of fact, I'm feeling a little underwhelmed with Macedonia overall. Nice people, good, cheap food, pretty countryside and all, but it just doesn't quite do it for me. Ohrid ...

The Balkan Express Part 1, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

The Balkan Express Part 1

A travel blog entry by the_stamms

... cultures, and many different ways to worship god. As a result, the people of Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia, Macedonia, etc. have traditionally had some difficulties living under the same umbrella. Most people recognize many of these regions from ...

Stopping over in Skopje, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Stopping over in Skopje

A travel blog entry by waynedale

... and unfortunately, Greece and Macedonia don't get along too well so it was no surprise that my plans to travel from Skopje (Macedonia) to Thessaloniki (Greece) were to be foiled. Due to budget cuts, Greece had suspended the train from Skopje and tomorrow ...

Where Mother Teresa Comes From, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Where Mother Teresa Comes From

A travel blog entry by mviglianco

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Walking through the bazaar and hearing the Muslim call to prayer for the first time, I realized that Macedonia was the first significantly foreign feeling place I had been yet. Looking out over the city you see minarets dotting the skyline and you get the ...

Skopje, Macedonia, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Skopje, Macedonia

A travel blog entry by ryanlacey

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... right off the bat. We want to ultimately get to Croatia so in order to do so, we need to go through either Albania or Macedonia. We asked around and everytime Albania came up, we would hear comments like, "Well do you have a gun or a knife," or "Are you ...

Not a nice capital, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Not a nice capital

A travel blog entry by mrconfused

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... a brief entry, as if you can't say anything nice, its best not to say anything at all, right? So, what I liked about Skopje. Hmmmm. Well, they have a statue of Mother Teresa. She was born here, apparently. That's about it. Skopje is just a big ...

Travel from Santorini and Skopje, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Travel from Santorini and Skopje

A travel blog entry by ericrg

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The trip from Santorini to Skopje, Macedonia was hell. We had to take an all night boat which arrived in Athens at 5am. We then had to take a 6 hour train up to Thessyloniki. Did I mention that it wasn't air conditioned? We then had to wait in the ...

The Mother of all Train Trips, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

The Mother of all Train Trips

A travel blog entry by alicecrabtree

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... later, in an alcohol-induced sleep, we were woken by customs officers at the Macedonian border demanding passports and visas. For Macedonia, EU residents and New Zealanders (why kiwis?!) can pass freely without a visa. Australians could buy one cheaply at ...

NIGHT BUS TO SOFIA VIA SKOPJE, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

NIGHT BUS TO SOFIA VIA SKOPJE

A travel blog entry by hardiek

Pictures for "Hypertravel: 100 Countries in 2 Years (Backpackers' Guide to the World and the Soul)" by Hardie Karges, more info available at ...

Skopje, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Skopje

A travel blog entry by leann-robyn

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Skopje Round 2, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Skopje Round 2

A travel blog entry by ericrg

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... they had had enough of tourists and some of the people seemed to resent the huge flow of tourists that drive their economy. Macedonia was the exact opposite. They never have tourists(in fact, you should have heard all the Greeks asking us "Where are ...

Day 60 - Skopje, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Day 60 - Skopje

A travel blog entry by fcardoso

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... 2h29min Total ascent height: 153 m Today was supposed to be a resting day but my friend Ivana convince me to visit a canyon near Skopje called Matka. We got a lot of rain and after visiting I left my bike to the mechanics for replacing the hub of the ...

Arrival in Skopje, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Arrival in Skopje

A travel blog entry by fatduck

... trash dropped it as they walked along, wherever they happened to be (after two days, we have the impression that littering Macedonia's national pasttime). Trash lies everywhere, and we can't imagine why. Apart from the smog in Skopje, this is a beautiful ...

Day 59 - Prizren to Skopje, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Day 59 - Prizren to Skopje

A travel blog entry by fcardoso

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... time: 7h32min Total altitude height: 1271 m Today I had to climb again up to 1500 m to reach the border of Kosovo with Macedonia. Then the stage was flat but with a lot of wind against!!! I arrived early to Skopje and visited a little bit the center ...

Skopje, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Skopje

A travel blog entry by fatduck

... a museum on Gotse Delchev, the IMRO and the Ilinden Uprising. The museum has many artifacts from that turbulent time before modern Macedonia's birth, and along with Macedonian text is an English translation. A woman who spoke French invited us to take our ...

Our Balkan Bayram Adventure, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Our Balkan Bayram Adventure

A travel blog entry by koppers

... it takes me to actually upload all the photos and write entries, I thought it would be a good idea to type up a quick recap now. Macedonia: We started our trip in Macedonia, where we spent a mere two and a half days. We flew into Skopje, the capital city, ...

Moving on!, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Moving on!

A travel blog entry by whk2006

Okay, finally I am moving on with my trip. Leaving the breezy Lake Ohrid behind, I am continue to the capital of Macedonia - ...

Skopje, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Skopje

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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Skopje ...

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