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... pride. A shoemaker’s tools stood alongside a yarn weaver next to a 1620 icon of the Virgin Mary next to church books from 1790 next to an 1835 chalice next to an undated stone field marker next to pistols & rifles used to fight the Ottomans. No rhyme or reason but wonderful.
We then proceeded to their public library. Rather, it’s a collection of donated books: an outdated set of Britannica encyclopedia & ...
... where "a Pappas" returned to his rightful place and serve the village. It was a moving moment and it even wasn’t 7:00 a.m. yet.
The priest, bubbly as before, embraced me with another warm welcome. We discuss “rubric strategy” on how the service is to be conducted. He provides me a place in honor at the altar and the service begins and lasts for hours. More on this later. At the conclusion of the service, the priest introduces me to ...
After leaving Loannine the road sure enough was rather boring through towns and villages of nothing more than the usual shops we get in UK etc. However at one town I was going along a road when I noticed two old fighter jets standing dumped in a field and so I just had to turn and go and photo these two old jets.
Onwards I head and the road got more and more quiet and was rather boring until I came around this curve and through a large cutting and realised ...
... breakfast, friendly owner). There are a couple of restaurants in the village. We had a nice meal (I recommend the famous local giant beans) with beer for €15 and they tried to give us free dessert. We were lucky to find the small church open; it is about a thousand years old and the interior is completely covered in paintings. The tourist office in the village is very helpful.
In Lake Prespa Minor, Agios Achillos Island is accessible only by boat or ...
... Off at 0900, heading toward the St Naum Monastery. Much of the area around the Lake Ohrid is beachfront, modest as that term is used.
Changed just $100.00 US for the seven nights in Macedonia and may be just a hundred or two denars short. 'Macedonia on $15 a day' re food is possible if one avoids the restaurant bit every night.
Our second national park is Galicica, south of the town of Ohrid. The local shopska salad is not for me as not enough ...