Travel Blogs from Ohrid
... of us came to 25E, yummy honey roast pork and veggie casserole thingy plus drinks.
... I was able to communicate with one of the bus drivers who pointed me in the direction of the other place the hostel employee told me about. There was a taxi driver standing right next to us and he said he would take me to the bus station. When I got to the station, I was pointed in a few directions and eventually found the right mini bus. I was the first one to arrive for this seemingly unpopular bus. This meant only one thing, I had to wait till it filled up. 4 hours of ...
... Cost of the studio: € 30, good value. Ohrid is located at a lake and this place is a worldwide heritage but this place means climbing up and down! As it was so hot, we could not reach a nice church at the lake but anyway we saw lots of churches and visited the St Nicholas church. We meandered the town, saw a wonderful huge fruit and veggies market. Victor got his hair cut for the equivalent of € 4! I bought a child size Ohrid T shirt for ...
... during the ice ages. The lake is also very clean and you could drink from it by taking water 30 cms below the surface. Clean except for the plastic bottles and other garbage that is floating on top of it in places - put there by the Albanians says Zoran. The lake is bordered by both countries, although Macedonia has more shoreline.
Zoran was a real character. I don't know if it was the constant smoking, the raki and wine drinking, the hearty ...
The journey from Skopje to Ohrid was just about three hours, which was good because it didn't suck up too much of our day, and was long enough for me to get in plenty of napping. I should have been paying more attention to the gorgeous green-covered mountains lining the highway, I suppose, but I just couldn't keep my eyes open and sleep overtook me.
Since I'd read good things about finding accommodation through the tourist office ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking