At St.Sofia
Macedonia

At St.Sofia

Miranda

[August, 2011] This is a 11th century church called St.Sofia in Ohrid, Macedonia. It was built on the site of even older basilica and in the era of Ottoman Turkey, it was used as a mosque….

Small woman
Macedonia

Small woman

Miranda

[August, 2011] This woman was selling some cheap,  half broken accessories on a box, on the shore of Lake Ohrid, Macedonia. She was so small and pretty and I really wanted to take her photo, so…

Lake Ohrid
Macedonia

Lake Ohrid

Miranda

[August, 2011] One of the highlights of this Ancient Macedonia tour we joined was this Lake Ohrid. It is listed as a World Heritage by UNESCO and the best summer resort in Macedonia. The town was…

Black wrap‐around skirt
Macedonia

Black wrap‐around skirt

Miranda

[August, 2011] This is a monastery in Macedonia called St.Jovan Bigorski, which is famous for its intricate iconostasis. In this tour, we visited many churches and monasteries, but this is the only one that women had…

Strange new town
Macedonia

Strange new town

Miranda

[August, 2011] All over the new part of Skopje, Macedonia was under construction. They were building or renewing theatres, museums and so on, which is somewhat understandable, but the strange thing is that they were making…

Not for sale
Macedonia

Not for sale

Miranda

[August, 2011] I found this chicken in a shop in Skopje, Macedonia. The owner of this shop is the master of filigree and now his sons and nephews are helping him to make their intricate works….

Streets of jewellery shops
Macedonia

Streets of jewellery shops

Miranda

[August, 2011] The old part of Skopje, the capital city of Macedonia is very similar to the Turkish quarter of Sarajevo. It is like middle eastern bazaar, the town is divided according what the shop sells….

Bagpipe
Macedonia

Bagpipe

Miranda

[August, 2011] I had thought bagpipes were from Scotland, but here in Kratovo in Macedonia, this old man played their local songs by bagpipe for us. Apparently he is the last bagpipe player in the village….

They like Japan
Macedonia

They like Japan

Miranda

[August, 2011] This is a village called Kratovo in Macedonia. Here the guide and the interpreter were very friendly to me. When the guide found that I was a Japanese, he gave me an extra brochure…

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