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Mosque and mountains

A short jaunt in FYROM

March 25th 2009
After the rather unpleasant incident on the Albanian side of the border, I got stamped into Macedonia without further ado. They actually had anti-corruption stickers everywhere warning foreigners not to hand over any money, which would have been plenty helpful when I'd entered Albania. There were no buses or taxis to the closest town and I was the only guy crossing the border, so I had to walk for ... read more
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Macedonian Flag International recognition of Macedonia's independence from Yugoslavia in 1991 was delayed by Greece's objection to the new state's use of what it considered a Hellenic name and symbols. Greece finally lifted its trade blockade in 1995 and the two cou... ... read more
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