Monday, May 20, 2013

Vodocha Monastery

Visit to Vodocha Monastery near Strumica, Macedonia

The monastery of Saint Leontie from the 11th century is the most famous historical monument around Strumica. The locals also call it Vodocha, which means poking eyes (vadi-ochi) for the legend states that it was here where the 14 000 soldiers of king Samoil were blinded by the Byzantine Emperor Basil II. (source: gomacedonia.com)



 

 
 


 

 
  


 
 
 
 

The surrounding fields
The neighborhood
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Saturday, May 18, 2013

Koleshino Waterfalls in May

Koleshino Waterfalls near Strumica in Macedonia

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Winery Stobi Tour

Tour of the Stobi Winery in the Tikvesh region of Macedonia

  
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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