We were close to Mt. Korab before. It was in December 2020, when we shortly visited North Macedonia. But winter had already laid it’s hands on the upper parts of he mountains, covering it with layers of snow, making it impossible to reach. We even had a hard time to … Read more
Or Pelister national park as is its official name. It is situated near Bitola, a nice town with a cosy centre. We drove up to the park to go for a hike. Like most national parks there is a small entrance fee for cars; 50 denars which sounds like a … Read more
We started May with a nice festivity. The 1st of May is a national holiday in Bulgaria and the town of Koprivshtitsa held a folkfest. We drove on to Pamporovo to go for a hike now that most of the snow had melted. Now that the ski season was over … Read more
In Bulgaria a lot of nature’s wonders are attributed either to God, or The Devil. There are at least three devil’s bridges, and that are just the ones we came across. I guess if you put some effort in it, more can be found. Close to Yagodina there was a … Read more
Finally we had a sunny day and we enjoyed walking a part of a long distance route through the Belogradchic rocks and the Lepenitsa cave. Binkie walked with us and I guess he enjoyed it as much as we did.
In Mavrovo national park we got a glimpse of the Korab, the highest mountain in both Albania and North Macedonia. But before we could get any closer, the weather changed and became cloudy for several days. Being unable to see any mountains at all, we gave up (for now). We … Read more
From Nivicë in the direction of Tepelene there is a huge canyon: Nivicë canyon. We drove past this canyon in 2018, and even just seeing it from above, it was clear it was very big and beautiful. We didn’t have the time to explore it back then, but now we … Read more
Liechtenstein, a very small country wedged between Switzerland and Austria, is so small that we missed it every time when we crossed the Alps. This time we hit it right in the centre with it’s cute little capital, Vaduz. Not just that, it also happened to be the national holiday … Read more