Lake Ohrid and A Return To Joy

Posted on May 18, 2017 in Macedonia, Personal | 4 Comments
Lake Ohrid and A Return To Joy

Simone and I sat above the Church of St. John of Kaneo as the sky streaked pink and violet and the lake glittered in the gloaming and we said nothing. Silence can be a weight, an unwelcome and uncomfortable presence… or it can be lightness, the sound of pure contentment. As we watched the sun […]

My Favorite Building In Skopje Is A Brutalist Post Office

Posted on Apr 27, 2017 in Macedonia | 2 Comments
My Favorite Building In Skopje Is A Brutalist Post Office

Skopje is a strange city, with clearly kitschy neoclassical facades and giant statues on every corner. It’s not exactly cohesive, but it is a wild feast for those with a sense of absurdity. Simone and I went for a walk at the golden hour to find the city’s bazaar district and soak in the strangeness […]