The Central Palace
Travel Blogs from Ohrid
... renovation to restore the frescoes. The Turks added minarets, and remnants of the original building remain and are included in renovations made 1313-1314.
The old part of Ohrid has cobbled streets, cafes& bars, a lovely lakeside walk. Two churches acted as quarantine areas during the time of the Great Plague in Europe. Men &women were segregated for 40 days before entry into the town. The plague never came to Ohrid.
We were ...
... cafés, storehouses and shelters for animals or the homeless. A few briefly saw use in the Balkan conflicts of the 1990's.
... finding the treasure. On the bus I met a friendly turkish guy and we hung out everytime the bus stopped. He told me he was on the under 15 soccer team when he was younger. He was moving to a new city to start a new life now and wanted to go learn russian so he could move to Ukraine. He was 30 years old and just ended a 11 year relationship and needed a change of scenery. He bought me drinks and food at two different places and taught me some turkish words. It made the ride even ...
... in the house complete with en suite…fantastic find. We headed into town for dinner and found a great local restaurant serving traditional Macedonian food. The waiter spoke fantastic English and was real highlight of the evening. These countries are home to some of the most fantastic, genuine people…amazing. We ended up with a Macedonian salad, feta cheese melted thingy and a traditional Macedonian casserole type thing with veal chicken and ...
... full of fish, I couldn’t stay out for long. I even did some impromptu swimming lessons with a lovely British guy called Ben who we travelled with from Montenegro to Macedonia. I’m not sure I was on my A game but his breaststroke was looking good. It seemed as though we got some raised eye brows from a few locals, we were some of the few really splashing ...
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed