Balkan Highway 2012 – Skopje, Ohrid, Corfu, Meteora, Thessaloniki

  Skopje is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Macedonia. It is the country’s political, cultural, economic, and academic center. It was known in the Roman period under the name Scupi.

 

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Mount Vodno as seen from the Stone Bridge.

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The Archeological Museum

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Old Bazaar

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Warrior on a Horse Fountain

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Macedonia Square

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Vllage Bar skopje by night

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Kiwi Vine – Ohrid

  Ohrid is a city in the Republic of Macedonia and the seat of Ohrid Municipality. It is the largest city on Lake Ohrid and the eighth-largest city in the country, with over 42,000 inhabitants as of 2002. Ohrid is notable for once having had 365 churches, one for each day of the year, and has been referred to as a “Jerusalem (of the Balkans)”. The city is rich in picturesque houses and monuments, and tourism is predominant. It is located southwest of Skopje, west of Resen and Bitola. In 1979 and in 1980 respectively, Ohrid and Lake Ohrid were accepted as Cultural and Natural World Heritage Sites by UNESCO.     Ohrid is one of only 28 sites that are part of UNESCO’s World Heritage that are Cultural as well as Natural sites.

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Ohrid by night

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Ohrid Lake

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