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The monastry, as seen from our boat  

The monastry, as seen from our boat

Skopje, Macedonia - A Tale of Two Cities

May 26th 2009
According to the Macedonian Weekly News, 330 earthquakes had occurred near the Macedonia-Bulgarian-Greek border only a few days prior to our arrival. Earthquakes are not a laughing matter in Macedonia; a particularly bad one had flattened the capital in 1963. Luckily for us though, according to experts, these recent tremblings would not amount to a major quake. I told Michael we could put off buyi ... 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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