Travel Blogs from Ohrid
... cotton, then when dry, it is used to print sketches, icon art , calligraphy &floral art. Another artisan shop makes handmade items from brass & copper- miniature roman helmets, candlesticks, jewellery, plates.
The drive to Skopje began calmly but 30 minutes in the wind got up & the rain fell heavily, followed by thunder & lightning. This continued for the rest of the trip. We are told this is not usual for Macedonian summers. ...
... depth of 288 m (940 ft) and a mean depth of 155 m (508 ft). It covers an area of 358 km≤(138 sq mi), containing an estimated 55.4 km≥ of water. It is 30.4 km long by 14.8 km wide at its maximum extent with a shoreline length of 87.53 km, shared between Macedonia (56.02 km) and Albania (31.51 km). The Ohrid Lake is divided between ...
... remainder of the night in my room, writing this journal, skyping and watching videos. The next day i went out on a mission to find a bus ticket to Safronbolou, I took the subway to get there and smoothly bought a ticket. I took a long slow walk back to my hotel, and stopped for some ever so delicious food on the way. Hung out in the room the rest of the night doing practically nothing except looking forward to my upcoming rendezvous.
It was time to leave Ankara after 3 ...
... from the lake! Turing around and following my hunch we eventually made it to Lake Ohrid. It is huge! We had a lovely walk along the shore before heading back to our bikes to start our long day of riding. We exchanged a little euro and picked up some yummy pastries for breakfast, got on our bikes and rode to the petrol station. Once again the staff were lovely and helpful, getting us maps for Greece and Turkey so we could continue on our way quickly. The ride ...
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 ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet