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... they mean nothing. It's almost mis-leading in some instances. And as our guide points out, their history and designs is that of the Ottoman Empire and should reflect that, if they are doing any buildings at all.
We end the tour at an old Turkish baths. Afterwards two of the others and I go back to the guides recommended restaurant and share a meal. We try three different types of meats, plus cheese with bread (amazing!) and ...
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Tuesday, January 6, 2015 (Orthodox Christmas Eve)
We arrived in Skopje's bus station for the 2nd time in 24 hours. Our visit to Pristina was too short, but we were trying to get out of the ...
... to hear all of the history of Macedonia, it definitely opened up our eyes to the oppression that has been caused here throughout the years. After our tour (which he allowed us more time than others cause him and Tato would get into it) we decided to head up a mountain close by that has the largest cross at the top. There are two ways to get to the cross, hiking up to it, or taking a cable car, we choose the cable car. After a scary ride up we got off to a cold and ...
... is truly historical. There is the Stone Bridge dating to the 6th Century that crosses the Vardan river, an old Ottoman/Turkish quarter with a couple of surviving mosques, and a part of the destroyed railway station is preserved as a monument. Otherwise, it got the good old Eastern Bloc makeover of boxy, ugly, scary and outright hideous (see the Post Office, for example).
The second makeover is called Skopje 2014, ...
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22 KOSOVO 03 DAYS
23 QATAR 03 DAYS
24 LITHUANIA 03 DAYS
25 LATVIA 02 DAYS
26 FINLAND 04 DAYS
27 SERBIA 03 DAYS
28 ALBANIA 03 DAYS