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Travel Blogs from Skopje
... laughing and really I had no idea what was going on because they were all speaking Macedonian. Eventually he gave one of the police the smokes and after they patted everyone down and searched my purse (which of course had everything under the sun in it) we walked through to a second security where they checked everything and my new pack of gum was confiscated! We walked in and it wasnt even that busy! The guys were talking to armed ...
... and a picture with St. Cyril (of Cyrillic alphabet fame) himself. That rounds out our dreamy stop in old Skopje. It really was a good time and I'm happy we did it. Thanks for the nudge, fellow traveler.
(S) Yup. I'll admit it. I've always been intrigued by Skopje. Who out there isn't interested in eastern European capitals? And if you didn't raise your hand, why are you even reading this blog? I mean, come on, we specialize ...
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... and uglier). Moreover, the city abounds in statues of many different strangers. I suppose they are some national heroes, although I don't know any... wait! I know the one on the huge horse! It's Alexander the Great aka Macedonian. It's the biggest monument I've ever seen in my life! This statue assures me that Macedonia has a problem, a problem with its own heritage.
Alexander the Great, known as Macedonian, was indeed a ...
... a bit - but Louise came in time to sort everything out and I got to keep my window seat.
The scenery was nice - not too different from what I had seen before in Bulgaria: mountains, fields, villages. There seemed to be more livestock. We saw some sheep as well as cattle. Here we saw herders along with the animals. Also, especially in Macedonia, there seemed to be houses in the midst of the fields and quite a few people ...