"Skopje -- najgolem grad vo Makedonija!" Top 5 Page for this destination Skopje by shrimp56
Skopje Travel Guide: 809 reviews and 2,024 photos
Almost always the first stop in Skopje, either straight from the airport or after lunch. It's a touchstone for me.
But there is more to Skopje than being the capital city of the Republic of Macedonia. Skopje bridges many cultures and many worlds -- from the minarets of the mosques to the domes of the monastery churches.
The food [ah yes the FOOD] reflects the passage of many peoples through the region. From burek, to ajvar with stops at kisela zelka and tavce gravce -- well it's slow food and slow eating! Then there are the tomatoes and ..yup.. rakija -- but I love most the red wine called t'ga za jug.
Today [11 July 2004] I met mirjana51 for coffee. We had a lovely time together -- picture next week :)
I have just learned that Mirjana is now with the angels. I have enjoyed her company so much on my Skopje visits.
- Pros:The people, the history, the food, the drink, the scenery ...
- Cons:The economy, the ethnic conflicts ... the new statues everywhere...
- In a nutshell:GO -- it is a beautiful city with a heart:)
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