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Eastern Europe - The Balkans

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Macedonia

The main square in Skopje, the capital, with a massive statue of Alexander the Great.

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Macedonia

The same square at night. Skopje is called the Vegas of the Balkans.

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Kosovo

We took an all-day tour to Kosovo. This is the small city of Prizren.

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Kosovo

Looks like Austria but we are actually on our way back from Prizren.

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Macedonia

Back in Macedonia, this is St John Kaneo church, the symbol of the town of Ohrid, where we spent the night.

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Macedonia

Enjoying a cruise on Lake Ohrid. Debbie went swimming!

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Albania

We climbed a number of 'mountains' to get to fortresses. This is a church in the fortress in the town of Berat.

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Albania

An interesting mix of architecture in the city of Tirana.

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Albania

Another church in a fortress. This one in the town of Skodra.

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Montenegro

Climbing down from another fortress, a church overlooking the town of Kotor. it was sort of a mini Dubrovnik.

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Croatia

And this is Dubrovnik. We had been here before so didn't do a lot of sightseeing.

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Croatia

An oysters and white wine tasting on a fishing boat near the town of Ston.

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Croatia

The defensive wall in Ston is the second longest in the world, after the Great Wall of China.

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Croatia

Krka National Park had some nice waterfalls and even some swimming, which Debbie did.

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Croatia

Plitvice Lakes National Park was much larger than Krka. We explored for over five hours and were rewarded with some great views.

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Croatia

The best-preserved Roman amphitheatre outside of Italy in the town of Pula.

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Slovenia

The old town in the capital, Ljubljana.

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Germany

A stopover in Frankfurt on our way home.