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The Land of Lakes

The first sentence the guides tell about Macedonia is that it is a landlocked country. This statement of fact immediately provokes a feeling of sadness. Can there be a beautiful country without the splendid landscapes of the sea and its coast? Yes! In the case of Macedonia this statement, although truthful, is misleading. Why? Because Macedonia is a land of lakes. And the lakes are not just a compensation for the absence of a sea coast. The three so-called tectonic lakes: Ohrid, Prespa and Dojran are astonishingly beautiful, and Ohrid is called the Macedonian Sea. Read more …