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My friend Parveen had invited me to a hiking trip in Macedonia. Perfect timing as I had a workshop in Belgrade just before! So after finishing work on Friday, I spent the Saturday with my Serbian friends in perfect weather in Belgrade before heading to Macedonia in the afternoon.
The bus ride to Skopje was quite nice as I made my first Macedonian contacts who were really hospitable and helpful. Late in the evening I ...
... between them. The site we are looking for is described on a web site put together by German camper van owners, it has thousands of free camping sites listed, it gives coordinates, and pictures as well as describing the facilities if there are any. The one we are looking for is by some strange rock formations. The village nearby has made this area into a pleasant picnic site with parking. The rocks are full of holes, some large enough to crawl through, ...
... to Plovdiv to try and get some cash out before venturing through the mountains. Just past town we were diverted, little did we know this would be the buzz word for Bulgaria! Diverted off the main highway, onto a small road, that got smaller and smaller and the pot holes started to outnumber the amount of Tarmac left. It was slow going and the short journey turned long. In the middle of all the diverting, Bulgaria had suffered some major ...
... said that we have to stop somewhat 100km before Hungary for 9 hours. There, I have decided that, if it is ok for Jakub - the driver, I will accompany him to Greece. It was ok, and during the ride we got know much about ourselves but I will omit this here as it is quite personal and not very interesting for the reader of this blog. We have discussed a lot about what we have seen on the road - dangerous Gypsies full of whom is Slovakia, fuel mafia from Romania which is ...
... shop. The nuns make home made pasta, jam, sell herbs, even a cream they make themselves for times when we get burnt.
History of the Monastery
The catholicon (main church) was built in the 14th century and belongs to the single-aisled domed type with lite, narthex, exonarthex and an oblong roofed portico on the south side (Makrynariki). On the north side are two chapels and the belfry. The rest of the buildings are organized ...