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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Multilingual staff
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... but some of what I heard in Skopje from the local guide made me wonder if there is more to it.
Ongoing ethnic tensions have put Macedonia in the news recently with armed conflicts between police and members of the ethnic Albanian minority in May of this year. Albanians constitute about 25% of Macedonia’s population, and other Muslim ethnic minorities like the Turkish and Bosnians are an additional few percent. Macedonia, though, considers ...
... bit once we approached the Macedonian border. We took pictures like maniacs while everyone else slept and the driver watched us though the rear-view mirror, laughing the whole time.
Right before the border, we stopped for a bathroom break. Unfortunately, the bathroom was very reminiscent of the dirtier bathrooms in Ethiopia, so we decided to wait. Crossing the border was completely effortless. The two immigration officers ...
... a weaving loom and one or two souvenirs. As I needed a sit-down after lugging my rucksack around for so long, we sat in Aristotle Square and drank a rather expensive coffee and hot chocolate, but it was a great place to sip drinks and watch the world go by.
Then we shouldered our burdens once more and went a different way to the railway station, which resulted in us temporarily getting lost and making it the the railway station ten minutes before ...
We enjoyed a complimentary breakfast at the Hoel Victoria of omelets and cappuccinos. I mentioned to Deb what a thoroughly enjoyable journey this has been, so light & easy. Deb comments this trek through the Balkans is a challenging and complex adventure. It just seems light & easy because we travel so well together and laugh through the adversities that others might find daunting. This is true. She says we should be proud ...
Up early yet again. Down partways for some more church pix. You show an animal affection and you've got a buddy, this time a dog who was happy to be rubbed. I would later see him in the garage dump.
Brekkie was fried eggs, tomatoes and cukes plus a strong [perhaps Turkish] coffee. It was good after the first sip and before the final grinds.
Off by 0830. Didn't realize Greece does not recognize an independent Macedonia, a little awkward re border crossings I ...