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Sveti Spas – The Church of the Holy Savior

Found on a hill in Skopje’s Old Bazaar near the Kale Fortress, is Sveti Spas, or the Church of the Holy Savior. It’s a small structure whose modest exterior belies the incredible artwork hiding within. We hadn’t read anything about Sveti Spas and, truth be told, only visited because it was adjacent to the Old […]

Two Days in Kruševo

Found a couple hours to the south of Skopje, Kruševo was the destination of our first extended road trip in Macedonia. The highest town in the Balkans, Kruševo boasts an impressive natural setting, and was the scene of one of Macedonia’s most fascinating historical moments. Once a volatile hotbed of revolutionary temperament, today’s Kruševo is […]