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Located in the central Balkan Peninsula in southeastern Europe, MACEDONIA is one of the states of the Former Yugoslav Republic (FYR). Macedonia is bordered by Kosovo to the northwest, Serbia to the North, Bulgaria to the east, Greece to the south and Albania to the west. Its capital is Skopje.
Other cities include Bitola - site of the first VT meet and dinner Friday, May 27 - and Ohrid - site of the second VT Meet and dinner, Sunday May 29, 2011.
Hans and I are looking forward to exploring this very unique country, with its more than 50 lakes and sixteen mountains higher than 2,000 meters.
Along with Ohrid and Bitola, we had the opportunity to see many wonderful sights of Macedonia, thanks to our VT organizer Valentina and friend, also Valentina.
Two organized bus tours were offered to us.
1) Lazy Drive to Ohrid via Prespa Lake:
Saint Naum Monastery - visit and dinner there
Ethno Museum in Podmocani
St. George Church in Kurbinovo
2) Tour of Western Macedonia
waterfalls in Vevcani
The Painted Mosque in Tetovo
Monastery of St. George the Victorious in Rajcica
Monastery of St. Jovan Bigorski in Debar
Galicica National Park
- Pros:We managed to see quite a bit of this country thanks to Valentina
Declared a park in 1958, GALICICA NATIONAL PARK is situated between the waters of Lake Ohrid and Lake Prespa and consist... more travel advice
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