- North Macedonia by bicycle – practical guide
Imagine roads with almost no cars, going through vast mountain landscapes and along pristine lakes. Add ancient cultural sites and mystical orthodox churches with byzantine frescoes. Combine it with 300 sunny days in a year, great food and outstanding hospitality. North Macedonia, Balkans hidden gem, is a perfect destination for your cycling holidays. Here are some practical tips to prepare for your trip.
- Paradise lost – biketouring in macedonia
Every time I visit the Balkans, it’s like coming back. Although, I’ve never lived there, I feel this Yugonostalgia, missing something I never knew. Maybe in my previous incarnation, I was driving a Yugo or Zastava for a state-planned vacation? The South is paradise lost, wrote Kapka Kassabova in “By the lake”. Her story about Lakes Prespa and Ohrid gave me an impulse to visit North Macedonia.