A Walk Through Five Historical Treasures In Ohrid, Macedonia

The postcard A-lister, St John’s church stands over the small cove at Kaneo. It’s the final focal point on a peninsula that suddenly gives way to the blue waters of Lake Ohrid beyond, and has been for over eight hundred years.

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Trpejca, Macedonia In Photos

A small fishing village on the shores of Lake Ohrid, Trpejca is accessible by road but better approached by boat.

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From Religion To Roadside Rakia: Macedonia’s Lake Ohrid

With a characteristic scratch of his sun hat, Dimitri took a seat at the front of the boat and we chugged away from the fishing town of Peshtani. Lake Ohrid stretched out ahead: A beautiful hazy mess of still water and white sky that made the mountains of neighbouring Albania almost invisible on the horizon.

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An Introduction To Ohrid, Macedonia

As I looked down from Samuel’s Fortress, I marvelled that its 11th century guards would have taken in a similar view. Misty mountainous slopes, seasonally snow-capped, plunge towards slithers of shoreline that border the city of Ohrid’s ancient lake.

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