Macedonia and Greece
Collected by Ashley Baez
Delphi 330 54, Greece
The belly button of the world lies eighty miles northwest of Athens, where the southern slope of Mount Parnassus, cut deeply by cascades feeding the River Pleistos, drops precipitously into the Gulf of Corinth. High above the ravine in a cleft...
Kratovo, Macedonia (FYROM)
Kratovo is one of many under-represented travel spots of Macedonia. The city's been important economical center of the area since the Roman times, important for the mines in it's vicinity. When you visit Kratovo, you should visit the town museum,...
Kuklica is located 8 km northwest from Kratovo. It is known by natural phenomena of characteristic erosive pillars. The most famous legend about the formation of the stone pillars is that of a man who could not decide which of two women he should...
Vishne, Prilep, Macedonia (FYROM)
Marko's Towers are situated to the northwest of Prilep, Macedonia just above the village of Varoš. The towers of Macedonian medieval Prince Marko are located on a 120-180 m high hill, surrounded by steep slopes covered with minute granite stones....
Skopje 1000, Macedonia (FYROM)
To get to the Roman Aqueduct is not a simple thing. There are no signs for directions or any kind of hint that along the dusty and dirty roads there lies something so magnificent and so beautiful. I remember the first time I went there. I had a...
Clement's University 87A, Ohrid 6000, Macedonia (FYROM)
Ohrid (Macedonian: Охрид) is a city on the eastern shore of Lake Ohrid in the Republic of Macedonia. It has about 56,000 inhabitants, making it the seventh largest city in the country. The city is the seat of Ohrid Municipality. Ohrid is notable...
Bitola 7000, Macedonia (FYROM)
Heraclea Lyncestis was an ancient Macedonian city situated 2 km south of the present-day town of Bitola, Republic of Macedonia.It was founded by Philip II of Macedon in the middle of the 4th century BC, after he had conquered the surrounding...
Marsal Tito-naselba Karac, Star Dojran 1487, Macedonia (FYROM)
Dojran Lake is one of the three natural lakes in Macedonia, and also the warmest. It is said it is also the richest lake in fish in Europe. The fishing huts (Mandra) on this lake are very peculiar and reflect the ancient fishing tradition of the...
Trpejca, Macedonia (FYROM)
Trpejca (Macedonian: Трпејца) is a village along the shore of the Lake Ohrid in the Republic of Macedonia. Traditionally a fishing village, it has recently become an upscale vacation spot. The village is famous for the small and pristine beaches...
Agiou Dimitriou, Thessaloniki 546 33, Greece
Hagios Demetrios is known as the largest church in all of Greece, and while this interior doesn't look as large as other European churches, the entire building and grounds are a true showing of historic periods coming and overlapping one another....
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