- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Skopje was another of the places we vaguely knew existed but hadn't ever really thought of going until we started planning the overland trip from Croatia to Greece. It's about 4 hours south of Nis across the border in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, or FYROM for short. Greece gets all ***** if you call it Macedonia without the FYRO part since they have some pretty big beef over the claiming of Macedonian history and Alexandra the Great in particular. Anyway, ...
... The other issue with a minibus is that it leaves you with a choice, one which you don't face on a bus. Do I take a seat by itself and avoid having to sit next to anyone, or do I gamble on it not being full and having the luxury of two seats? I placed by bag on the single seat, and stepped outside for some fresh air before the bus left. As I attempted to get back on, I was horrified to see the woman on the bus changing her child's nappy! What's worse is she never got ...
... t as nice as my bus to Sofia, but the scenery was nicer. As we were leaving Bulgaria it was apparent just how poor this country is. The houses were almost all decrepit. The cars didn’t look any different. I expected Macedonia to look the same but I was surprised to see that it looks much nicer than Bulgaria. The houses look nicer, they drive nicer cars, and the people look like they take care of themselves much better as well. ...
Of course we had a good sleep in :) the beds here a really comfy and warm so its been nice. We got up and got ready to head out for the day, did some stuff online that we needed to do then finally ventured out. Was a really nice warm sunny day. We took some pictures and looked around the town. Tried to find some museums which took us awhile, stumbled across a Mexican ...
... liquors). The people are friendly, but the party is moderated by a 12:00 p.m. cutoff on every day except Friday and Saturday, and I was here Tuesday through Thursday nights. Plus, like Kosovo, the country is quite poor and has 30% unemployment, so there is a lot of drink/coffee nursing. They know how to make that 1 Euro cuppa at a cafe last. But, I will see how Friday and Saturday nights are in: