Travel Blogs from Ohrid
... as well. Ridiculously sweet.
And of course there’s wine. Oh, shame.
And if you get tired of the fresh fruit and vegetables you can always sit by the lake with a coffee and a piece of the local dessert (and totally fruit/vegetable free) Ohrid cake. Guilty
layers of chocolate and caramel. Someone really needs to organise a dessert tour of the Balkans. I may have to start doing some more indepth research into ...
... while the sun set on my first evening in the ancient city of Sultans. After I had enough of chatting, I headed out into the city. My hostel was very closed to the most popular street in Turkey called Istiklal. It is a large bourbon street eske street, with endless bars, clubs, restaurants, and shops. There is nothing but energy on this street and there are thousands of people walking up and down. It looked like a sea of people when you looked ahead down the road. I took in ...
... us was feeling that great so we went back to our Cafana where “everybody knows your nammmmee” or at least Sinisas! Had dinner watched the big party/concert that was happening in Skopje on the TV. On Setember 9th it was Macedonias day of independence the country has only been independent for 21 years! There were 70,000 people in the arena for a big show in skopje! To be honest I was so happy to be watching it in the cafana than ...
... and over the bridge in the dark, managed to find a post box for my postcards and make it to the 'bus station' in time to catch the 4.30 furgon (mini bus). The trip took about 4.5 hours and went through a lot of rough dirt roads making sleeping difficult, but I managed to get some sleep one we were on slightly better roads. The country side was the same as the ...
... it's itineraries, the spot is slowly starting to host groups of Germans, Dutch, and Brits, but it will still be years until the tourists surpass the locals, who know what a good thing they've got.
The first and most obvious draw of Lake Ohrid is the beauty of the lake and its surroundings. Ohrid is one of the most ancient natural lakes in the region and is surrounded by cliffs, hills and mountains, most of which are national park land. ...
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 Marshal Tito 68, Ohrid | 3 star villafrom $47
St. Kosta Abras 29, Ohrid | Villafrom $33
Argir Marincev 4, Ohrid | Villafrom $18
Kej Marhsal Tito 68b, Ohrid | Villafrom $44