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... nuns whip out a massive stack of notes for their trolley load so much that they had rubber banded it into sections... This currency was crazy! Made it to our campsite along the lake from Ohrid, peaceful place and some awesome hosts that keep bringing us reiki - which tastes like white tequila. Had a local pizza which was layered pastry stuffed with egg, spinach and cheese with beers for dinner. Chilled out here for the night, watching the locals fish up a storm, ...
... Too short to grab a cab. The drivers can burn you with a look from under those really bushy eyebrows.
Being Monday morning, we began the walk along with the many local pedestrians all scurrying to work, jobs, and tedium. I’m sure we fit right in and didn’t really have that dreaded tourist look. Doesn’t everyone go to work hauling a wheeled suitcase while wearing a ...
... 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 ...
... ourselves on a bit of 'motorway’ obviously another project that had been started with gusto but then abandoned, however this was not known until the highway abruptly ended, crossed a piece of shattered concrete littered with pointy bits of rio sticking out of it and scattered with numerous potholes big enough for a child sitting in a wheelbarrow to be easily missed…
We continued our ride over the hills, past more ruined buildings, ...
... on a cliff directly looming over the lake. The Samuil fortress sits at the very top of the town, overlooking everything on all sides. And all along the shores of the lake, pebbly beaches - tiny enough, but completely packed with people!
It's nice to see how a country with such a relatively small population lets loose.
I met three girls in my hostel: Imogen (Australia) and Janja and Nina (Slovenia), and we spent the majority ...
Other places to stay in Ohrid
Braka miladinovi 11, Ohrid | 2 star villafrom $22
Klimentov Universitet n.n., Ohrid | 2 star villafrom $39
Dimce Malenko 10, Ohrid | 2 star villafrom $24
1 Hristo Uzunov Street, Ohrid | Villafrom $31
Kej Marsal Tito br. 68A, Ohrid | 3 star villafrom $47
St. Kosta Abras 29, Ohrid | Villafrom $33
Argir Marincev 4, Ohrid | Villafrom $20
Kej Marhsal Tito 68b, Ohrid | Villafrom $44