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Skopje surroundings and Mavrovo region – Macedonia

23 Aug
Driving through the Bistra Mountains, near Mavrovo

From Skopje to Mavrovo We went with Vasko to a car service. After that, we drove up to Mount Vodno and stopped at the Macedonian Etno Village and Saint Panteleimon Monastery in Gorno Nerezi village. In the evening, we camped on the shore of Mavrovo Lake. In the morning, we went with Vasko to a car-service to fix […]

Etno House Shancheva – Kratovo, Macedonia

02 Aug
Etno House Shancheva - with Stevce Donevski in front of his guesthouse from Kratovo

Etno House Shancheva – Kratovo town Etno House Shancheva. Kratovo was a major mining center in the Macedonian part of the Ottoman Empire. For this reason, Saxon settlers came here during the Middle Ages. Moreover, Kratovo is also known as the town of towers and bridges. The town developed in the crater of a former extinct […]

Balkan Countries Travel Photos

23 May
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). […]

Balkan Countries Travel Planning 2017 – Macedonia, Albania, Kosovo

13 May
Balkan Countries Travel Planning 2017 - Macedonia, Albania, Kosovo

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Balkan Countries Travel Planning 2017 is the summary of my two-month trip to three of the Balkan countries: Macedonia, Albania, and Kosovo, during the summer of 2017 (June – July). The pace of traveling was slow, in accordance with the flexibility I had to go and stay wherever I wanted with my car. Balkan Countries […]