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Church of Sveti Jovan at Kaneo  
   

Church of Sveti Jovan at Kaneo

It was photographs similar to this one that made me want to visit Ohrid. Thats Albania in the background.
Ohrid. Not pronounced 'orrid. You need to hack up the H.

August 14th 2007
Upon arrival in Ohrid I was quite surprised by what I found. I had read a bit about this town and the lake, how it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site full of ancient buildings and how the Cyrillic alphabet was invented here in the ninth century AD. I had also seen a lot of photographs, nearly all of a little church sitting on a cliff above a deep blue lake. Well that is only half the story. Tacke ... 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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