Tag Archives: Christian monasteries

Balkan Countries Travel Photos

17 Jun
Horses on the road from Leskovik to Çarshovë

This gallery contains 30 photos.

The photos in the Balkan Countries 2017 Gallery were taken during a two-month-and-a-half road trip through Macedonia, Albania, and Kosovo, in the summer of 2017. Here, you will find photos from Macedonia, Albania, and Kosovo (2017). In the future, I am planning to explore more of this region, though – the countries of former Yugoslavia (summer 2018). […]

10 days in Kosovo – the capital of Pristina

17 May
Gracanica Monastery, near Pristina - the bell tower

The first day in Pristina Short Description. I left the Rugova Valley, and in the capital of Pristina, I met Julie for lunch. In the evening, I went to Brixhita’s house. Long Description As soon as I left the Rugova Valley, I finnaly had internet signal. Thus I found out that in Pristina, I would […]

10 days in Kosovo – Peja and the Rugova Valley

03 May
Rugova Valley and Gorges

From Prizren to the Rugova Valley, passing Gjakova Short Description. On my way from Prizren to Peja and the Rugova Valley, I stopped in the small town of Gjakova, then at the Visoki Dečani Monastery, where I had the opportunity to drink juice with NATO soldiers. In the afternoon, I went to Peja, where I […]

10 Days in Kosovo – Prizren and around

17 Apr
Prizren's Fortress - the view of the town (left side is the Sinan Pasha Mosque)

How I decided to go to Prizren? Actually, I intended to go back to Tirana to check my car in a Dacia service because some red lights blinked on my car’s dashboard. The car’s manual only said „urgently go to a service” – something I had procrastinated to do for the past ten days. As […]

Exploring the Macedonian old town of Ohrid – Macedonia

03 Nov
Ohrid - Kaneo small bay

The first day in Ohrid old town I walked only through the Christian part of the old town of Ohrid. From the Upper Gate (Gorna Porta) of the fortress, I went to the citadel of Tsar Samoil on the hilltop. From there, I descended through a pine forest to the church from Plaosnik. I wandered […]