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78 Skopke Party - 28 Aug  

Couchsurfing Macedonia and lazing it on Lake Ohrid 78 Skopke Party - 28 Aug

me and Frank
Couchsurfing Macedonia and lazing it on Lake Ohrid

September 22nd 2010
After about a week of fun in with Cvetko in Sofia I headed westwards to the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. The reason for the convoluted name is that Greece - good old fashioned nationalists that they are insist on it because they believe it implies territorial claims over Greek Macedonia - which they obtained in 1912 in a carve-up of Macedonia post defeat of the Ottoman Turks. I was h ... 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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