Travel Blogs from Skopje
... and if I could have substituted sinisa for another one of me I would have stayed there all day stopping for coffee and beers and food but I couldn't I only had him! I just kept snapping a billion photos many of the women were covered head to toe in jackets and long skirts and head coverings it was really neat because in the rest of Macedonia you will not see a woman covered the way the Albanians are. We bought some traditional dishes to cook food in and I am so excited ...
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21 SLOVAKIA 05 DAYS
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
... to the capital yet (Prishtine). Crossing the border to Kosovo was a "first" in my travel experiences. The peculiar thing was that in the border crossing, the migration authorities don't stop every car: if the car has Kosovo plates, they will let 10 go as stop only 1 or two. So this is how I made it into Kosovo: without a passport check, and so Kosovo became the country #42 that I visit. I know little, very little about Kosovo as well but definitely more than a few ...
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... lost because I never felt panic. However, I did feel a sense of "Okay, let's be real." when I heard the 67 year old General say, "Well I remember the path being....". If any of you could have seen my face when I heard that statement. I mouthed to another cadet (half jokingly) "We're fu**ed". Perhaps we shouldn't take such risks on a 67 year old's memory.
After 24 kiolmeters up and down various mountainous terrain, we found an Albanian village from which we took a bus back ...