Travel Blogs from Ohrid
I have seen Ohrid called "The Jewel of Macedonia" and The Jerusalem of Macedonia. The former is for its beauty, and has been compared to Lake Tahoe. It is not quite as striking, but I can see the similarities. It is only about 50 miles from Bitola, but up in mountains and pine forests, and has very blue and transparent water. The latter is because it allegedly once contained 365 churches, one for each day of the year, and was very much a religious ...
... only five people on the bus, surprisingly the bus driver motioned me to get on the bus. Just like that we were off. Maybe he figured that not so many people were going to show up for this bus, and that 5 people were enough to make him a little money. I got myself a comfortable seat, and was treated to a calm and smoothed air conditioned ride back up through the mountains and streams of Armenia. We rode the 4 hours north and arrived again at the border of Georgia. It might have ...
... set on a lake with the same name. Quite big ( 30km long ). Mountains all around it with snow on them. A bit like Queestown.
Walked up the hill to the old part of the town. Historic churches and a fort. Nice wander and nice views. Buildings not spectacular - just old.
New part of the town just a shopping street that and a shopping market. Lots of wedding ...
... was fine and the wine was good. The conversations were great. Now here I am back at the hotel and I have finished up today's blog but it is already 10:30. I will let Marilynn send off her email and then try to upload a few photos maybe.
I seem to be missing some photos that I was sure I took but my blog doesn't note any photo traumas so I guess I will have to look at the sd cards and hope that they are there. I found them.
If you want to get there, learn to read Cyrillic, it's easy. This is what the sign on the bus to Ohrid says: Охрид
One of Europe's oldest lakes, this place by the beach is party town central during the summer high season and various festivals, and almost completely dead by the time I got there near the end of September. However, I got a nice room in old town ...
Other places to stay in Ohrid
Braka miladinovi 11, Ohrid | 2 star villafrom $25
Klimentov Universitet n.n., Ohrid | 2 star villafrom $32
Dimce Malenko 10, Ohrid | 2 star villafrom $24
1 Hristo Uzunov Street, Ohrid | Villafrom $25
St. Kosta Abras 29, Ohrid | Villafrom $32
Kej Marshal Tito 68, Ohrid | 3 star villafrom $46
Argir Marincev 4, Ohrid | Villafrom $18
Kej Marhsal Tito 68b, Ohrid | Villafrom $38