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In this northwestern corner of Greece, the roads approach to within a couple of kilometres of both Albania and the Macedonian Republic, but there is no access to either country. The point at which the three countries meet is in the middle of Lake Prespa Major. The area has the back-of-beyond feeling that always appeals to me.
The main population centre in Greece is the historic but very small village of Agios Germanos. We stayed at the Varmous Hotel ...
... where there would still be crowds, albeit slightly smaller ones.
Sveti Naum is named after its monastery, originally constructed in 900 AD, which was later replaced in the 16th century. It's a very characteristic look for the region, with a monastery overlooking the brilliant body of water below. Its beaches also packed, you can find a private beach on the opposite side of Sveti Naum's ...
... far it is from Tirana to Corovode, but I do know that the last stretch of it between Berat and Corovode was about 40 km and took two hours.
It's a very interesting country. Tirana is very full of people, and one bus ride we took was just as crowded as the most crowded buses in Beijing. But Tirana is also changing a lot and has a bunch of new buildings and civic spaces under construction. It also looked a lot like Italy -- not ...
... of hard for me to see it but the valley is beautiful. I finally make out the waterfall. There was a herd of goats there too and they kept coming up the steep hill to the road. At first, it didn’t seem like there was a shepherd but he finally showed up and he is walking up the cliff about the same as the goats do. Just looking at how steep it was made me fall off balance!
We finally get to a spot in the ...
... across the border, but were worried that we might get stopped by the military and be forced to turn back, all of which would just take up that much more of our day. Taking the bus seemed the more certain option, so we returned to the bus stop, pausing briefly on the sandy beach to quickly dip our toes in the cool waters of Lake Ohrid. 20 minutes later, we were back on the bus, and 3 minutes after that we were at the border. It had been a short, ...
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