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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). […]

The return to Macedonia – Kumanovo, Skopje, and Kratovo

03 Jun
Kratovo - generous lunch at Etno House Shanceva

How I decided to go to Kumanovo? On the 2nd of August, I had to be in Macedonia, in the small town of Kratovo. There, I had promised to Stevce Donevski to write an article about his traditional guest house, Etno House Shanceva. I had another week left until then and had to do something […]

Exploring the surroundings of the Ohrid Lake – Macedonia

17 Nov
Ohrid Lake - view from the Galicica Mountains

The eastern coast of the Ohrid Lake I drove up to Elshani, and from there I came down to Peštani. Further on I went to the museum on water from Gradište. I had lunch at a restaurant on the beach of Trpejca, overlooking the Ohrid Lake. Then I went to the St. Naum Monastery and […]

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 […]

From Prilep to Ohrid, passing Bitola – Macedonia

17 Oct
Bitola - the old Turkish bazaar

Monasteries around Prilep A day before going to Bitola, I drove through tiny villages until I reached Zrze monastery. Then, I found a troublesome shortcut to the mountain town of Kruševo. I returned to Prilep and drove steeply up to the Varosh monastery, and then to Treskavek. In the morning, I left Prilep and went […]