Wood-carving Part 3 – Tradition in Ohrid

Wood-carving Part 3 – Tradition in Ohrid

"Tradition lives because young people come along who catch its romance and add new glories to it."     - Michael Novak There are days when we forget how important keeping the tradition is. It's a very powerful force created in the past to remind everyone today how heritage is important while looking to the future. [...]

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The amazing views from the mountain pеаk Magaro

The amazing views from the mountain pеаk Magaro

There is something amazing about climbing on high buildings, mountains or maybe flying. Watching the world from above, from a bigger distance gives you different view not only to the landscape but also to life. It makes you realize how small we are, just a dot on the planet and there is so much waiting [...]

The Marble Lake

The Marble Lake

Human has always been trying to change nature and use it for his own "good". This is one of the examples where nature won over the human. Prilep's marble has been exploited from its surrounding mountains for centuries and is known as one of the most quality marbles on the Planet. Even ancient cities like [...]

The palace in the small town

The palace in the small town

There is a small town called Resen, located in the southwestern part of Macedonia near Prespa Lake in the Prespa region. Prespa region is known as an agricultural region producing apples. It's one of those places in the country that are off the tourist radar, however, there is one intriguing building that attracts the tourists. [...]

Around the oldest lake in Europe

Around the oldest lake in Europe

It's been a busy period and took a month since my last post. However, while I was guiding I took the chance to make more photos of the different places I visited with the tourists. Let me take you around the Ohrid Lake, oldest lake in Europe and the 3rd oldest lake in the world, [...]

The most famous village in Macedonia

The most famous village in Macedonia

There are many villages in my country, some of them with dilapidated houses and only a few citizens, other rich with population and architecture, but all of them different. There is one special village in many ways, a village with a spirit and wealthy history. Located on the slopes of the mountain Jablanica the village Vevchani [...]

Skopje – Balkans’ Las Vegas, a city of kitsch or something else?

Skopje – Balkans’ Las Vegas, a city of kitsch or something else?

Skopje, the capital city of Macedonia, has many nicknames. Starting as a City of earthquakes, because if we look back through the centuries every 500 years some strong earthquake has destroyed the city. However, Skopje has been rebuilt each time. The last terrible earthquake happened on 26 July 1963, when 80% of the city just disappeared in [...]