Travel Blogs from Ohrid
... cafés, storehouses and shelters for animals or the homeless. A few briefly saw use in the Balkan conflicts of the 1990's.
... which means it is really old. Its one of those places that is a mystery on how they built it. It was high up in the mountains built into the cliffs. Truly a work of art and one of the most important sites in Turkey from what I hear. The highlight of the monastery was the room with the many drawings on the ceilings and the walls. When we were done exploring, we took the same taxi back into town. I said thank you to the friendly Malaysian for letting me come on their excursion ...
... to for out for the insurance as neither of us wanted to ride back through Albania to Greece! With green cards in hand and a bit of smooth talking we finally got our passports stamped and were allowed into Macedonia. What a difference it was. There were fences for stock, finished buildings and a sense of order and pride about the place. Amazing how over such a short distance there can be such an immediate change in the countryside. After riding for a short ...
Spent most of the morning travelling through Albania. Rather than take the motorway we went over the mountains and thank goodness we have a good driver. This road was a bit like Skippers road in Queenstown – just a little bit wider, sealed, extremely narrow and winding and we climbed very high but the views were stunning, Most of the roadside restaurants and petrol stations on the way have ...
... my other half was English which was a very good guess. I said that yes I was, but that I was actually Australia, and had lived there all my life. 'Oh, are you from the Dutch side of Australia?' she asked.
Surprise of the day: You know how they say that you should judge something by what's on the inside, not the outside? Well, if that's ...
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