TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Enkelana Pogradec
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... around the seaside promenade and taking in the atmosphere of what Lonely Planet considers to be the fifth best party city in the world.
The next day it was time to leave Greece and head out to Macedonia. After doing some research we came to the conclusion that the best way to get to Ohrid, which was our destination was to catch a bus to Florina. After eating a very tasty breakfast at a shop just around the corner from our hotel, we grabbed our stuff and caught a city bus to ...
Underwhelming journey of the trip: Considering the Lonely Planet slates this journey as the most beautiful and most terrifying drive in the Balkans I was disappointed. Both in terms of beauty and of of terror. It was very pretty and the roads very bad, but I've had more beautiful drives and more terrifying drives for sure. Nonetheless, I wasn't too unhappy to not be so white-knuckled on the roads!
How to turn something awful into something useful: You ...
... helped me locate the Sunny Lake hostel in no time. A friendly Macedonian named Gyoko checked me in, before I began quizzing him on what I could do when it rained at Lake Ohrid.
"I usually watch pornographic movies," replied Gyoko in his thick eastern European accent, "When the weather is **** like this, there is nothing much else to do."
Not having any porno films on my laptop, I resigned to facebook instead. But that wasn't half as much fun as ...
... sunday best to go for a walk along the promenade. It's a pretty river promenade and nice to see there were some street cleaners and people planting gardens along the paths to make it prettier.
Early on the sunday morning I got a strange phone call from my boss asking if I was ok! Apparently, my mother had seen that there was a bus accident in Pukes (north albania) and knew that I had gone away for the weekend to a place starting with P (!)....she didn't ...
... lesser road on map; or left, into Macedeonia, for longer run but on major road. With timke lost we opt for former -and promptly lose some more, as we descent on absolute pig of a surface, get to bottom, turn around, and crawl back up again!
Right choice, for whilst not perfect, this road turns out to be perfectly adequate.
As it begins to get dark we search for campigs we have been directed to by locals; can't find them, and ...