Travel Blogs from Ohrid
... leakage into the older construction.
Here is your brief history lesson. Saints Cyril and Methodius developed the cyrillic alphabet. Two of their students were Saints Clement and Naum. This original church built by St Clement had a duplicate across the lake built by St Naum.
Went to the baptistery. Daniela pointed out the stairs one went down for the baptism, ascending from those opposite.
An early Christian basilica was nearby, ...
... it were some really strange trippy animal and other art sculptures that just seemed out of place, but I liked them because they were strange and out of place. I went across the street and walked thru a childs carnival park, and found the statue of a guy holding a large sword. I read that the statue was put there facing Turkey to defend itself from them. Im not sure whether or not Turkey is intimidated by this large sword holding statue, but there seems to be peace between ...
Ohrid - In Macedonia ( Norm - not the real Macedonia!) situated on a huge lake, it's quite a pretty place, very historic and has a quaint old town centre. It's unfortunate that we are staying a little bit out of the town centre, as it has a number of good looking restaurants and bars. Also has a long avenue of touristy type shops and after doing the church ...
... much less talkative and he told us that it was because he was strongly affected by going to the monastery and seeing the icon of his family saint Nicola. He also made the sign of the cross when we passed the shrine or special place dedicated to saint Nicola. By then Zoran had drunk quite a bit of his wine and raki though and I thought he was a little worse off for it. I forgot to mention that we didn't have any life vests and not even enough seat ...
... our search was a bit more time consuming than we'd expected. In the end we settled on an atmospheric pizza place near our hotel that was packed to the gills. We took that as a good sign, but I suppose when you're in a tourist town it's not as useful for gauging the quality of the food as in other places -- as was the case here. The food wasn't terrible, but it looked and smelled so much better than it tasted that it was a bit of a let down.
How has this villa rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking