Travel Blogs from Ohrid
... hanging out with him. After 12 hours I made it to the capital of Ankara. I found a taxi to take me to hotel suna. I got my own room with two comfy beds and wifi in the room. It was already 1am so I hung out and made it to sleep at around 4am.
I didnt wake up the next day until 1pm. I went out and ate some more tasty turkish food, and hung out in my room the entire day. I only left again to go eat dinner, which was amazing. So far I am loving the turkish cuisine. I ...
... from the lake! Turing around and following my hunch we eventually made it to Lake Ohrid. It is huge! We had a lovely walk along the shore before heading back to our bikes to start our long day of riding. We exchanged a little euro and picked up some yummy pastries for breakfast, got on our bikes and rode to the petrol station. Once again the staff were lovely and helpful, getting us maps for Greece and Turkey so we could continue on our way quickly. The ride ...
... had been built during the war for the Albanian people. There are enough bunkers in these mountains for all the people of Albania and each bunker only takes 4 people so you can imagine how many there must be hidden everywhere. On the top of the mountains another border crossing, this time into Macedonia. Before we went to our hotel in the lake side resort of Ohrid a local guide showed us the old ...
... hiking, it was just what we needed before heading into the Balkans.
Budapest was a great place to explore for day, but we had to say goodbye to our tour group and leader as we branched off onto another tour, which would take us into the Balkans.
First country we went to in the Balkans was Serbia, a country that has been half destroyed many times over in the past, therefore having a complex war history. Serbia was a good start as ...
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