Travel Blogs from Ohrid
... then the excess trimmed off with a board.
Eureka! A church! The morning was not wasted. The Church of the Holy Trinity [until further notice] was small but the frescoes had by and large been freshly painted. Only the caretaker was there, busily polishing things with Ajax 'Crystal Clean'. The rather freshly painted frescoes prompted me to ask if I could take pix...yes. Double eureka! Scenes shot included the birth of Christ, the Last Supper and St George slaying the ...
... 8217;t been flattened and re-built with a bit of thought. Every single inch has something built on it. It’s like continuous walls of concrete down the streets with shops at the bottom and apartments/offices above. Definitely feels like chaos after Macedonia. But I notice all the people on the streets. Everyone was walking somewhere. Admittedly it *was* home time o’clock but everyone was walking – and there seemed to be a payoff in the ...
... the way to the Galata Tower. We ate some tasty stuffed baked potatoes and we tried some amazing baklava. I took her to smoke some sheeshah at the same place I had gone the night before. This is one of the scenes that I had always pictured when we were to be together in Istanbul. Courtney and I sitting on a busy street, smoking sheeshah together. And there we were just as I had imagined it and it was even better. After smoking we walked down the road a bit more. Saw some ...
... the cool rocks and mountains wich people used to live in. And an underground city in Cappadoccia. The tour ended with a rainy motorbike festival along with our new friends from Istanbul.
Ulla got a new set of tires in Istanbul and we went on across Greece to Macedonia, where we now relax for a couple of days in Ohrid, diving and trekking in the hills is next.
Distance: 89.27 km
Average speed: 15.4 km/h
Moving time: 5h47min
Total ascent height: 1093 m
Today I remet in Struga Simon the german guy I met in Dubrovnik. We made all the way along the lake of Ohrid and we passed by ...
- Business Services
- Free parking