Travel Blogs from Skopje, Macedonia

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Tirana to Skopje, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Tirana to Skopje

A travel blog entry by worldmaddog

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... among the last of the very short hops....we left the former Yugoslavia and continue towards the Mediterranean....today we chose Skopje, in Macedonia...for what I thought would be a straight forward, boring leg...how wrong can you be!!! Logged on at Tirana ...

Skopje, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Skopje

A travel blog entry by phileus_fogg

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I arrived in Skopje (pronounced Skop-i-ya), the capital of Macedonia early in the afternoon after a 3 hour bus ride from Ohrid. I got here just in time to take advantage of my hotel's free laundry service, which I was in definite need of. Other than ...

"I'm a Start a Riot"

A travel blog entry by devante

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Hello, hello, hello! Thank you for checking out yet another entry of mine! I am really excited to do this post because I was able to have such a unique experience just hours ago! It is currently "88" degrees F, and I swear to you it is nothing less ...

Good Morning Skipje, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Good Morning Skipje

A travel blog entry by rupking

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... see the tarmac in Rome. 36 hours after leaving my house in Stuart Florida, I was opening the door to my room in Skopje. Neck pillow = good, airline seats = ouch. In addition to our flight issues several of our team members were Delayed in Greece with ...

Skopje City Museum, Old Town, Independence Museum, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Skopje City Museum, Old Town, Independence Museum

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... Thessaloniki on the Greek coast today. It is now split between Greece, Bulgaria, and Serbia. They also honour Attaturk who helped Macedonia gain independence from the Ottomans.          What was left was given to the short ...

A man who lit a lighter using his cigarette, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

A man who lit a lighter using his cigarette

A travel blog entry by cariverga

Я уже давно скатился до упоминания лишь ...

Getting Physical, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Getting Physical

A travel blog entry by devante

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Greetings from Skopje, Macedonia! I was talking with Lindsey the other day and she mentioned my emphasis on food in my blog! I of course had to laugh because my inner fat kid is forever present. Honestly, up until that point I hadn't really been exposed ...

Jockeying to Get on a Quantas Jumbo, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Jockeying to Get on a Quantas Jumbo

A travel blog entry by gogan

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My friends have always held a position that they absolutely need to be continuously more than politely sincere with me. It is not very easy to keep both (the friends and their suchlike sincerity) for very long time (some sixty years now) but we have ...

The drive back to skopje, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

The drive back to skopje

A travel blog entry by kata.geoff

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... to our room and the manager helped us find a place to park the car. The room was above a restaurant on the main strip in down town Skopje. When we returned from parking the car the manager gave us a beer to drink while he took care of the check in for us, ...

Skopje - Macedonia's Monumental Capital, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Skopje - Macedonia's Monumental Capital

A travel blog entry by modernnomad67

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... a Slavic language related to Serbian and Bulgarian that uses the Cyrillic alphabet and is Eastern Orthodox in religious affiliation. Macedonia, though, claims Alexander the Great as its own, although the cultural connection is quite weak since Alexander ...

"Forget Skopje 2014, it's all about Skopje 2015"

A travel blog entry by kmmk17

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... the church in which she was baptised, containing memorabilia and items from her private collection.     Heading back towards Macedonia Square, we crossed over the Vardar River and took a quick look inside the Museum of Archaeology, which had ...

to skopje, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

to skopje

A travel blog entry by alister.bland

... lots of bars and cafes, good food and the weather is nice - 30 degrees and so obviously fine.  ( my summer continues). Skopje ringed by mountains that still have snow on the peaks.  Nice setting in the summer time but not so sure of it ...

Macedonian Hospitality, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Macedonian Hospitality

A travel blog entry by devante

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... was fortunate to have met a group of females in the Peace Corp of America that was very interested in our work here in Macedonia. It was nice to see fellow Americans doing similar work in a different way. The locals were either really cool and friendly ...

Odmor, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Odmor

A travel blog entry by brance

Uzivam ...

Skopje to Sofia Border Ordeal, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Skopje to Sofia Border Ordeal

A travel blog entry by londone7

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This morning I was to take the bus from Skopje Macedonia to Sofia Bulgaria. I had asked in the bus station yesterday what the times were and was told strange timings of 8.30, 3.30, 11pm, so I asked for the 8.30am The ticket was 1040Mk ($21) and I had to ...

Skopje - City of Statues and Lost Fingernails, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Skopje - City of Statues and Lost Fingernails

A travel blog entry by anni.porter

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... – think we’ve been spoiled a bit.  So into the coach and about three and a bit hours to Skopje the capital city of Macedonia.  It was raining a bit this morning and Martina was preparing us for a wet walking tour in Skopje.  ...

Last night, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Last night

A travel blog entry by lindsey-canada

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... our trip and cheers each other we were having a blast and then his friends showed up and made our last night the best!  We ate and drank, laughed and talked about everything it was awesome! Really a fantastic last night and day in Macedonia.   ...

Pop Quiz..What is the capital of Macedonia????, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Pop Quiz..What is the capital of Macedonia????

A travel blog entry by travelismylife

So a nice 5 hour bus ride and seamless border crossing later and you can go from Bulgaria  to a nice little country called Macedonia! A little of the usual tourist route of the area, home to Lake Ohlrid, very cheerful people, good beer and a mix ...

The End of Couch Surfing, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

The End of Couch Surfing

A travel blog entry by robdelaney

... . The other side of the river saw massive constructive work being done as two large buildings were being erected. It really looks like Macedonia is trying to build itself up as an EU contender. As we browsed around I then received a text message from Sara ...

Miniatures - le hobby, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Miniatures - le hobby

A travel blog entry by julie.tetovo

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... . Le lendemain de mon anniversaire, je me suis offert un jour de congé (ohhhh oui oui, pour vrai!!) et j’ai accompagné Culi à Skopje pour le  lancement de la  2ème édition d’une exposition de modèles réduits. Cette année les ...

Oh Macedonia you have been FABULOUS!, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Oh Macedonia you have been FABULOUS!

A travel blog entry by lindsey-canada

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... what I am!  I am so happy to have had this experience, I loved meeting SInisas family and finally seeing what Macedonia was all about.  Thank you Sinisa for having patience with me when I was uptight and emotionally crazy thank you for holding ...

Coffee in Skopje, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Coffee in Skopje

A travel blog entry by bobofgold

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After Belgrade we got an overnight to Skopje the capital of Macedonia. We decided to stay for a day and check it out and get a train out the same evening. In retrospect we probably should have got straight on another train because though it was a rather ...

She cant have salad... shes drinking a beer!, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

She cant have salad... shes drinking a beer!

A travel blog entry by lindsey-canada

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Well we had a great sleep and got up to BUREK! Which Sinisa promptly had a fit over it because last night he had told his grandparents NOT to buy anything for us we would get up and go do our own thing, I was secretly happy hahaha.  (this same thing ...

Skopje, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Skopje

A travel blog entry by jelenamaric

Will be ready ...

Bus from Pristina to Skopje, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Bus from Pristina to Skopje

A travel blog entry by lewnwdc

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... of sightseeing in Kosovo’s capital. Using the toilet cost 30 euro cents (39 U.S. cents). We bought our bus tickets to Skopje, Macedonia, for 5.50 euros ($7.21) each, then were the first to climb aboard the full-size motorcoach so we could claim good ...

Back home!, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Back home!

A travel blog entry by lindsey-canada

... a bus to take us to the airport which we got to in record time! Had our last fantastic cappuccino and off we were back to Macedonia!  Goran picked us up and we stopped for Burek on the way home had a nice nap and went to Sinisas cousins apartment to ...

CL VARDAR, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

CL VARDAR

A travel blog entry by naghign2steaua

2nd STE  3-0  VAR  (Tanase, Pintilii, Pavlovic OG) VAR  1-2  STE  (Piovaccari, Bourceanu) ...

Day Twelve and Thirteen, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Day Twelve and Thirteen

A travel blog entry by stigandwally

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... improved considerably and we could move up from our previous 30mph average and do a proper speed down the motorway. Our campsite in Skopje was adjacent to the Best Western hotel and so the facilities were excellent. Having had a good rest, we set out and ...

Friends and a BBQ!, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Friends and a BBQ!

A travel blog entry by lindsey-canada

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... and I was like ummmm no thanks I like furry babys, Sinisa had to explain what I meant!  Every time I turned around in Macedonia people were talking about kids and babies. Both grandmas kept going on and on about us having babies and I wold come there ...

Scopje - the monument to monuments, Skopje, Macedonia travel blog

Scopje - the monument to monuments

A travel blog entry by mickle777

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... Tito is that "Tito was a son of a bitch but he was our son of a bitch" 1963 earthquake destroyed 80% of Skopje. They went ape shit with monuments in the rebuild . Crazy man crossing the road dangerously reminded Petra of a good Ossie joke. ...

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