Category Archives: 35. Macedonia

Border control

Day 449: In Limbo

Ohrid, Macedonia – Belgrade, Serbia – Budapest, Hungary – Vienna, Austria My bus was at 5am. I woke up at 3:30am to find an hour difference between my watch and my iPhone. After a quick googling, I found out that there’s a daylight saving time […]

Cake shop in Ohrid

Day 448: Piece of Cake

Ohrid, Macedonia The weather changed throughout the night! It rained the entire day. Canada, Kiwi and I did nothing but staying in our hostel killing time on our laptops. Just like the weather, my travel itinerary also changed. I will spare you the technicality rants […]

Boats by Lake Ohrid

Day 447: Let’s Pretend It’s Summer

Ohrid, Macedonia An hour bus ride away from Ohrid is a famous monastery St. Naum. Canada, Kiwi and I decided to pay it a visit. The monastery itself was rather lame and none of us bothered to pay the entrance fee to go in. The […]

Autumn in Lake Ohrid

Day 446: Free Dimensional

Ohrid, Macedonia We thought it a better idea to relocate to a hostel the next day, in hope to bump into more travellers. There were none. I think we were the only tourists in town. At our new accommodation, the dorm sleeps 10 but we […]

Busker at the market

Day 445: I Was on Hot Seat, Literally…

10/24 Skopje – Tetovo – Struga – Ohrid, Macedonia Last night at dinner, a Kiwi named Sam and I had agreed to check out Skopje in the morning before we travelled together to the south of Macedonia. Skopje is a city perfect for strolling around […]


Day 444: No Pot of Gold at the End of the Rainbow

10/23 Skopje, Macedonia The hostel I stayed at in Skopje was packed with solo travellers. I liked it. The fact that the hostel is tiny forced most of us to interact. The morning chit chat over breakfast ended with five of us deciding to travel […]

Waiting for the bus

Day 443: Balkanized!

Rila – Blagoevgrad – Sofia, Bulgaria – Skopje, Macedonia Today was pretty much uneventful as Jonathan and I made our way from the Rila Monastery to the capital of Macedonia, Skopje. It involved multiple bus connections. Thing got somewhat interesting when 10km out of the […]