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Snapshots: 巴爾幹半島 Balkans

Rovinj, a picturesque town on the Istrian coast.
Pink & violet are signature colours of the Croatian sunset.
Boats docked at Rovinj’s harbour, Croatia
White graves of those who gave their lives in the Bosnian conflict.
Different years of birth, same year of death.
Golden statue of Bill Clinton rising before the proud phrase: ”No Negotiation. Self Determination!”,
a strong reminder of Kosovo’s desire for independence, which was backed by the Americans.
Creepy Gjirokastra trapped in time, Albania

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Day 192: A day in the world’s newest capital

Lake Ohrid

We’re passing through Macedonia en route eastwards to Bulgaria. Made a short stopover at Lake Ohrid, Europe’s oldest and deepest (“and cleanest” joked a local). Nice little old town that carried a faint aura of glamour without matching prices. It’s a party town in summer – our room was right above two clubs blasting hits from the last two decades, enough to keep us awake in bed til 3am. Other than Ohrid, there wasn’t much else we wanted to do so we filled our itinerary with a daytrip to Kosovo today.

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