Travel Blogs from Ohrid
Ohrid is famous for pearl jewellery- the pearls have a special coating made of fish scales, and are very beautiful . Filigree jewellery is also made - silver threads made into chains, bracelets, boxes. We visited St Sophia church built from 1036-1056. It is in the Macedonian Byzantine style- stone and an interior of beautiful frescoes. The Ottoman occupation saw the walls whitewashed as no images were allowed & since WW2 there has ...
... of times I’ve been to Bali and witnessed their fondness for "epic statue in the roundabout" I think I’ve got a pretty good eye for them.
After a quick walk through the bazaar (which was refreshing grubby – felt a little more real than Ohrid’s beautiful but touristy, coloured in between the lines market and bazaar) – bang,
kaBOOya! There he is, King Philip the Second. Alexander the Great’s dad. This is ...
... of the many side streets of Istiklal. It was a good time and after we went to eat a kebab and walk around the street. I called it a night around 11pm and headed back to the hostel to read for the rest of the night. It was to be the last night I would sleep alone on this journey.
The day had finally arrived that I was to meet my girlfriend Courtney. I was extremely excited to head out to the airport. I packed up my things and stored them in order to switch rooms. At 11am I ...
... around the table! What? This is ridiculous!!! We did end up having a good time I just though you know what Im never going to see these people again lets have some drinks and get crazy and that’s exactly what I did I danced all night standing by the table with myself! Hahaha. By the end at midnight I was so over everything when they asked me if I wanted to go to the club now I said NO! Take me to eat Burek and take me home!!! And that’s what we ...
... 8217; as he was an unlicensed taxi, but this was useful as he could drive me through the border where normal taxis can only take you to the border) to Ohrid, the town about 30mins away after the border, where I was staying the night. We eventually made it to Ohrid and 20euro later (and a change of taxi) I arrived at the hostel where I checked in, had breaky, got a ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking