The Central Palace
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... better than that cute name. Would readily recommend the chain. Off on time, before 0830. Morning starts tend to be timely, later timing not so much.
Mom and pop storefronts dominated as we left the capital. Gas is around $1.85 Cdn a litre. Four lanes of highway took us into the hills above Skopje. All these people reading books and maps: the country is outside the window, folks. Maybe that's just what British geezers do. You'll have to change that, ...
... decided the next day to continue traveling on. I first went out to eat some breakfast and when I got back to the hostel, I saw about 20 cyclists. They had just arrived at the hostel and seemed to be all from France. It was by far the largest group of bikers I had ever seen, other than the daily riders cruising around St. Petersburg Florida every morning. I sat outside the hostel eating my bread cheese and banana as I watched them all slowly stuff themselves into the elevator. I ...
After our evening at the monastery, we made our way down to the big and very popular lake Ohrid area. We stayed in Ohrid for a few days and really liked the quiet beauty here. The lake is actually divided and lies both in Macedonia and Albania which we thought was quite neat. Apparently you can boat across from one country to the other!
We had a lovely host here in Ohrid and really loved our visits with him.
Appreciating the people we're meeting along the way,
Leann and ...
... water. Consequently we saw the covered market, but our interest was minimal because our focus was elsewhere. Back to the hotel for a short interlude on the computer before going out to the Belvedere Restaurant for dinner with the group
Hence, the wine. I ordered my meal by asking for it by the Macedonian name and the waiter repeated it back with the English name. I guess I could be glad he understood what I was asking for. ...
... with much surviving iconographic art, which was quite impressive. Apparently, it holds the best examples of such art in Macedonia, and is claimed to be second in importance and value only to the collection held in Moscow. The church is near the ancient stadium, which we took a quick look at (but which was a bit disappointing after having seen the stadia at Hierapolis and Afrodisias). We hit St Sophia last, which is said to be a mini-Hagia Sophia; I ...