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... Additionally, the Cyrillic alphabet was also created here by Saint Kliment to improve Slavic literacy. Today, the archbishopric here is the Macedonian Orthodox Church’s highest office.
On our walk we visited Car Sarmoil’s 10th century castle and walked its ancient walls. We also saw a series of churches with stunning Byzantine frescoes. One of the churches from the 5th century, Church of Sveti Kliment I Pantelejmon, was restored in 2002 according to its ...
... yet again.
Saw the exterior of the Church of St Sophia. It contains 11th c frescoes. Need to do more, Madame KGB, about my cracked heels. The National Museum was pointed out re the golden mask. That will be for tomorrow.
Into the National Workshop for Handmade Paper. Monks made paper out of wood. A functioning Gutenberg press, an artefact so important to human progress, was a treat.
Computer time and surfed for dinner options, ...
... way I was willing to pay more money but not such a large amount. I told him I was sorry but that this amount was all I was paying. I got out of the cab and left an unsatisfied cabbie behind. I felt extremely bad about this situation, and should have just let him do his job in his own city. However its the first time my maps have let me down so bad, and I had no reason not to trust them.
The niceness of the hostel quickly made up for the taxi mishap. It was really well done. ...
... create a picturesque town. The modern buildings are built in a similar style to the older ones; they are cantilevered so the top was wider than the base. Apparently Ohrid once had 365 churches, one for every day of the year. A Roman amphitheatre was being set up to stage a concert as part of the summer concert season. Our hotel was beside the beautiful lake and we ate dinner out on the terrace with the sun setting across the extensive waters and the cool breeze wafting around ...
... the one we had seen, the paintings were old and had some damage, but were quite beautiful, all the cave walls painted with scenes of Jesus' life, it had never been restored in any way. In the main chapel where we went to sing, the paintings were all fresh and undamaged, but in the same style, paintings and wood carvings everywhere. The acoustics were excellent and we sang through all the songs we've learned so far. ...