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... that was going to start so strike that one off. I was content to get back to put on the swimmers for a dip in the lake.
The water was a bit cool but the sun was still fierce. Paddled around a moored boat and out to chill thereafter, working on a savage tan for but minutes before back to the room. Blog up to date. Time for a shower and off to the Icon Gallery for a look.
My timing was off in more ways than one. I left at 1740. Most of the restaurants ...
... by the end of the day. This would be a trip first; two borders in one day. Would we make it in time?
Incredibly everything did go to plan! We got into the first taxi at 6:00am as planned and the driver drove us to the border. We then crossed the border on foot (a first for both of us), walked the 1km between Macedonia and Albania, and caught another taxi on the Albanian side that took us to a bus station. We waited for the bus to ...
... tried to go to Topkapi Palace but it was closed on Tuesdays. We also wanted to check out the Biscilica Cistern, but it was also closed for the day. It was getting close to sunset by that point so we decided to jump on a tram and attempt to go to the top of Galata Tower to watch the sun go down. We didnt have much time, and when we got to the tower there was a line to get up the elevator. We got to the top just as the sun creeped beneath the horizon, but the view was amazing. You ...
... fridge and 2 beds and wifi! "Pay the man Sinisa!" and there we had it a place to stay! GREAT! The place cost us 10 dollars a night!!! that's 5 bucks each! Perfect!
Time to go out on the town! First stop dinner and soccer (Macedonia vs Croatia we could NOT miss) Sinisa is hilarious he's been chatting it up with EVERYONE! his friends and family keep saying how hes changed so much and now how he talks so much and he was never like ...
... to pack up my washing that had been hanging up, pack up my bag and do some more blogging. It was then time to head off to the bus stop down the road to catch the coach to Skopje, the capital of Macedonia. The bus trip took about 3 or so hours and the scenery was lovely with large green valleys everywhere, however not as interesting as the bus trips through Albania (no donkeys L ). ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsMetropol Lake Resort Ohrid
The Hotel is nice but simple. Rooms a little bit tight. Good Food
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