The beauty of the nature of Macedonia is hidden in dense forests, high ridges and snow peaks, in the crystal waters of mountain rivers, in the emerald depths of cold mountain lakes, in the frightened look of the deer and powerful wild boars.
Tucked away in a corner of Southeast Europe, Macedonia is a country with idyllic natural surroundings and very rich and turbulent history. The capital, Skopje is a good and modern place now; also a great mixture of cultures and religions that survived to this days. In its bustling cobblestone alleys, you will find ancient mosques, former baths that have been converted into art galleries and tiny shops selling intricate silver filigree jewelry made by local craftsmen.
All Macedonia thanks to its history has this western moment completely incorporated into erotic scent of Orient. In some of the most stunning and often remote locations, you will find Orthodox monasteries and churches, many dating back for over a thousand years.
Macedonia is a great land of lakes. The landscapes here, which are mostly mountainous, are ornamented with breathtaking mountain rivers, forest waterfalls buried in the dense forests, clear and cold mountain lakes.
Ohrid is one of Macedonia’s highlights and both the lake and the town have been put under UNESCO protection. The lake is among the oldest in the world, with unique flora and fauna. Ohrid also carries special spiritual significance as the center of Slavic literacy, the ancient guardian of the cultures.
Macedonia has much to offer and is a safe and welcoming place to visit. At the same time, it is unknown enough to make you feel that you are at the right place and time to explore it on your private journey.