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... depth of 288 m (940 ft) and a mean depth of 155 m (508 ft). It covers an area of 358 km≤(138 sq mi), containing an estimated 55.4 km≥ of water. It is 30.4 km long by 14.8 km wide at its maximum extent with a shoreline length of 87.53 km, shared between Macedonia (56.02 km) and Albania (31.51 km). The Ohrid Lake is divided between ...
August 16 2013 - September 12 2013
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After sleeping two strange nights in hostel Romantik it was time to leave and make my way to Yerevan, Armenia. My plan was to make a quick stop in Armenia to see what ...
... We went on to Ohrid (pronounced Okrid) on the beautiful shores of Lake Ohrid. We met up with our tour guide Branko, and walked round the old town of Ohrid. We stayed the night on the shores of the lake, the Hotel Granit, were we could try Boza which is a fermented non alcoholic drink. A little sweet but not ...
... his example of offering a bit to the lake before drinking some ourselves. I had to sip mine. It was amber colored rather than clear and tasted a lot like brandy. He also offered us some of his homemade white wine and said he would make us coffee later after one of our stops.
He told us quite a bit about the lake because he had worked as a biologist doing measurements or experiments. The lake is extremely unusual in that it is only one of 2 in ...
... nice one. We had texted Richard (the British guy we met the day before) and he invited us to meet up with him and his family for dinner. As we hadn't had lunch we were starving so we pretty much ran to meet up with Richard, his wife Francis, their girls Alice and Rhona plus their local friends Drushka, his wife Natasha and their young kids. The restaurant was quite nice and right by the lake. We chatted and swapped stories whilst enjoying some good (and super cheap) food.