Villa St. Sofija
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Breakfast Available
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Lake Ohrid is the biggest lake in Balkans and is shared between Macedonia and Albania. I feel inclined to compare it to Lake Tahoe because of its relatively high elevation at 695 meters (about 2,300 feet), crystal clear water, and surrounding ring of mountains. Lake Ohrid, however, does have an outlet at its northern end where the Black Drin River which flows through Albania begins. We made a brief stop at the lake's outlet in a resort town named Struga.
... GDP comes from marijuana! The contrast in the towns is incredible - there are mansions and very poor houses side by side, flash cars alongside donkeys and carts or motorized bikes. There are lots of buildings which have been commenced then just left. This is because there isn't yet a fully established system of ownership and so people building are finding it difficult to establishment their ownership and so stop building till they resolve the issue.
... schedule posted on line was not quite conforming to the schedule we found at the bus station. Usually, there were many fewer buses running in the spring. So we both agreed to do Sofia, to Skopje, to Kotor. Until we met Dave.
During our long bus ride, we struck up a conversation with Dave. He’s a 54 year old government worker from Baltimore (food inspection department of the FDA). ...
... America, because he had many Americans friends. He cooked me a tasty dinner and treated me extremely well. After eating a satisfying meal, I walked over to the dancing fountains and waited for them to start. These fountains danced every night and they danced to some eclectic music. They played Pink Floyd, Celine Dion, Aerosmith, Janis Joplin, Nirvana, Led Zeppelin, some Georgian artists, some classical music and much more. This show went on for a good 1.5 hours before I ...
... would get a chance to dance with some locals at a wedding. Tonight there was a w,edding at the hotel. We had finished our dinner on the verandah while the wedding of over 250 was getting underway. There had been a traditional wedding ceremony in the chapel of the monastery next door with the bride in traditional Macedonian dress, I missed seeing that but some of the others saw her. By the time I saw her, she had ...