Metropol Lake Resort
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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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... cross into Macedonia. Our map book was coming in handy again as we could see clearly there was a better way, turns out tommy only had one road mapped into it, for Macedonia - the main highway. Googled the border crossing to make sure it was operational, Wikipedia told us it was the most relaxed one and easiest drive as the others were all on mountain tops, so we trusted AA roadmap 2013 and off we drove against tommys wishes. The roads were smooth and the border ...
... of us came to 25E, yummy honey roast pork and veggie casserole thingy plus drinks.
... restaurants and pointed to some food that I thought looked good and it was. I had myself a mini feast in the square of some great turkish food. I took in more of the atmosphere for about an hour after dinner and relaxed at the hotel. I was given my first cup of turkish tea at the hotel which is served in small tulip shaped cups and you can choose how many cubes of sugar you put in it. Most people put a lot in.
The next day my goal was to buy a bus ticket to the capital ...
... shock coming from mainland western Europe to here and if I had not been to Asia before I would have been even more taken aback.
It was getting around lunch time so we pulled into on of the literally hundreds of petrol stations (which nearly all have a hotel and bar café attached to the back of them) to get some food. On opening the tinted door we were transported into another world of flash décor, music, air-conditioning – basically how you ...
... and see how Macedonians chill out, watch people jog in the park, kids play in a mini amusement ride area, have a drink or two... Their bazaar is much smaller than Skopje's, but slightly more atmospheric. The one big touristic point of interest, however, is the ruins of the ancient city of Heraklea, a short walk from Bitola. It's still an excavation site, and a relatively new attraction, but the theatre, streets and drainage ...