Travel Blogs from Skopje, Macedonia

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Come to Dinner!, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Come to Dinner!

A travel blog entry by brandilinasue

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     Today, well we didn't do a whole lot for the first part of the day. We took Angela out again. This time we decided to go to the very popular mall called Ramstore. This is the same mall that they go to get their groceries late at ...

A laundry fiasco, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

A laundry fiasco

A travel blog entry by laura1

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... nbsp; About 5 minutes after my clothes had been moved from the washer to the dryer, the power went out.  Macedonia doesn't have regular power outages like Albania, so this wasn't expected by anyone.  The girl working at the hostel was ...

Day 101: Into Macedonia (or FYROM if you're Greek), Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Day 101: Into Macedonia (or FYROM if you're Greek)

A travel blog entry by dbadgery

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Early morning (6am) train from Thessaloniki through vinyards, although walking may well have been quicker Walk round Macedonia's capital and many cups of ...

Skopje, Skopje, Macedonia (FYROM) travel blog

Skopje

A travel blog entry by naomifederman

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Just like Bulgaria, our knowledge and expectations for Macedonia were about zero- and to be honest, this worked in our favor. When you have no expectations, or when you come with a blank slate, everything is a surprise, and it leaves a good taste in your ...

Coming back!, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Coming back!

A travel blog entry by brandilinasue

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... ; Back home we unpacked, Marija started laundry and took showers. It was very nice to have hot water this time. Today is Macedonia's Independance Day, they don't do much for it in this household, but there was something going on down at the center square. ...

New faces!, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

New faces!

A travel blog entry by brandilinasue

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     Today, well after traveling you pretty much don't want to do anything. I didn't do much, I got up around 10 am and just laid around. Marija was busy doing laundry and cleaning - She is a very good friend, she does my ...

Get me from the Greek!, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Get me from the Greek!

A travel blog entry by tennis_tom

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... for buses. 4 bus companies and several complete bitches later we managed to find a bus at 5.30 that went directly to Skopje! VICTORY!!! We kissed and caressed the tickets like our first born and then skipped off to see what else Thessalonika had to ...

First Day, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

First Day

A travel blog entry by brandilinasue

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... Turli Tava, consisted potatoes, beef, onions, green beans. They say it was the most traditional dish that you can get in Macedonia. Pindzur was served with our bread. It was like a green salsa only not hot. In the restarunte they had ...

Skopje, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Skopje

A travel blog entry by ced

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The nicest flag in the world, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

The nicest flag in the world

A travel blog entry by tennis_tom

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We had a lovely lazy day in Macedonia. After some professional faffing around in our awesome private dorm room, we exited to excitedly go check out what Skopje had to offer, finally! We headed over the central bridge into the old town. It was pretty ...

Knowledge, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Knowledge

A travel blog entry by brandilinasue

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... people just come and enjoy it.        From there we went to Muzeo Na Makedonija- Museum of Macedonia. The museum is set up by centuries and very educational if you have no idea what century things happened and who took over ...

skopje et ohrid, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

skopje et ohrid

A travel blog entry by michlac

même le blogue est en retard car il ne reconnait pas wncorw le kocovo comme un pays... j,ai quitte prizren ce matin car il y a bien peu a visiter... je suis rendu a ckopje la capitale de la macedoine ou il n.y a pas grand chosw a voir non plus, ou le ...

Mid-week...., Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Mid-week....

A travel blog entry by brandilinasue

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... wanted to go home and watch the 'football" game that was happening right here in Skopje. The football( Soccer) game was between Macedonia and Holland. I like watching soccer, ever since my brother played in high school. ...

Last Week!!!, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Last Week!!!

A travel blog entry by brandilinasue

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... I probably wouldn't get it again. Coming to the end, Zoran made a speech. He told me that he was very glad that I came here to Macedonia and he was very grateful that we had opened our home to Marija when she was in the states. He wished that he could've ...

Rubbing Shoulders with Mother Teresa, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Rubbing Shoulders with Mother Teresa

A travel blog entry by dazbo1975

... places to eat. Mmmmmmmmmmm. Mother Teresa was also born here, which is a little factoid for you. Something that struck me about Skopje was the amount of conkers on the floor. If ths was in England then months ago you would have had kids chucking ...

Old city, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Old city

A travel blog entry by brandilinasue

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... three of us went to the Stara Charshija ( Stara-old ), Marija wanted to show me the old city and how it looks different from what Skopje is now. In order to get there we had to cross over Vardar River. We crossed on the Kamen Most (Stone Bridge) which is ...

skopje, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

skopje

A travel blog entry by fabien

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... guy and they was joking with us saying with an incredible accent "jacques chirac", "zinedine zidane"! so funny my friend Stefan from skopje architecture school picked us at the train station! as it was the morning and we were so hungry that we ate a new ...

Day of rest., Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Day of rest.

A travel blog entry by brandilinasue

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So, today was a day of no traveling, no visiting, and no shopping! Marija let me sleep til I got up and she just cleaned the house and stayed in her pajamas. Sashe, well I don't know what he did, he wasn't around til late afternoon. I did have ...

Let's Explore the Balkans!, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Let's Explore the Balkans!

A travel blog entry by tanya.lesiuk

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... had its own history and culture. For anyone who doesn't know, the country is officially named, The Former Yugoslavian Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) so as not to be confused with the province Macedonia in the north of Greece. Most people think this is all ...

June 24: A saint was born here, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

June 24: A saint was born here

A travel blog entry by chan_hc

... thing, this mission is anything but. It actually refers to the fighting between the ethnic Albanians and Serbs in Kosovo, Macedonia’s neighbor, in 1999, and the mission was established to prevent the war from "spillover" to this country. We did ...

Border Crossings and Far Too Many Statues, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Border Crossings and Far Too Many Statues

A travel blog entry by nick_collins8

... statue there is...great.... But nah really, its huge and quite interesting. He is pretty much a national hero, I don't think anything too exciting has happened to Macedonia since Alexander conquered the world. But it was a pretty cool place to stop off! ...

Race across the Balkans, Part 1, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Race across the Balkans, Part 1

A travel blog entry by grenzenlos

It is illegal to cross into Serbia from Kosovo, so to get back to Budapest I had to first go back to Macedonia and enter Serbia via the main Skopje-Belgrade highway. The trip from Prishtina only takes 1 1/2 hours, most of which is spent at the border ...

Wine and war zones, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Wine and war zones

A travel blog entry by jordanblair100

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... the two of us very relieved individuals collapsed into our seats and slept for the majority of the three hour journey to Macedonia. My time in Skopje was unexpectedly great. I had thought that it was going to pretty ordinary, just a quick stop off on the ...

Pit Stop, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Pit Stop

A travel blog entry by tigereye

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Hitched here yesterday and again today...heading ...

MaceDONTia, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

MaceDONTia

A travel blog entry by barber.timothy

... Sofia hopefully with a better city. the bus turned out to be a minibus and we kept stopping all over and even had a stop for lunch which was weird but i watched six straight hours of entourage which was good and sofia looked a little beter than ...

macedonia, Macedonia, Macedonia travel blog

macedonia

A travel blog entry by bitchee

nothing ...

BALKANTOUR - Macedonia-Fyrom 1st part, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

BALKANTOUR - Macedonia-Fyrom 1st part

A travel blog entry by vinkor

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... name Macedonia. Greece is very angry and pretends this name belongs only to them, but I noticed that in the slavic Macedonia, i.e.Fyrom (former yugoslav republic of Macedonia) there are many  evident signs of Macedonia, for example in Bitola there ...

Vardarska, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Vardarska

A travel blog entry by grenzenlos

... not mind. The mountain scenery made up for the lack of punctuality. Despite reports of bombings and assassination attempts in Macedonia, Skopje seemed quite normal in the blistering summer heat. The youth hostel was full, but the owner made a phone ...

Slow Moving, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Slow Moving

A travel blog entry by 2girls1world

Of course we had a good sleep in :) the beds here a really comfy and warm so its been nice. We got up and got ready to head out for the day, did some stuff online that we needed to do then finally ventured out. Was a really nice warm sunny day. We took ...

Macedonia and Kosovo, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Macedonia and Kosovo

A travel blog entry by laurieandsophie

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... in the café/bar sipping Macedonian wine and beer and using the internet. In the morning we headed further into Macedonia to the capital Skopje. The country is such a vibrant green! We found it a bit like Switzerland with deep valley meadows surrounded ...

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