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New Website, New Blog, but the Old Blog Archive remains: September 28, 2023

After many years of wanting a real website, this month I finally have a website designed by the very knowledgeable Rey Rey Rodriguez ( TheMindOfReyRey ). My old blog,  Vacation-Travel-Adventure  continues with the same address but it is located in the "Archives" tab on my new website . The new blog which is a continuation but with much better resolution for 4K screens, it is now at .

Leap Day - Spring Wins: February 29, 2012

Winter and Spring continued their struggle and this morning we woke to fresh snow.  But spring refused to give up calling on the wind to drive out the clouds.  By late afternoon, most of the clouds were gone and the sun had triumphed.  The wind stayed behind and every flag in Skopje (and there are a lot of them) was flying proudly.

The quality of the afternoon light on the rare moments when we see it is lovely.  This afternoon everything was glowing--such a change from our normal gray days.  So, in honor of Spring’s win, here are some photos of all the glowing flags.

The above photo is taken from the other side of the River Vardar and incorporates several of the icons of Macedonia: the stone bridge, the flag, the millennium cross on Mt. Vodno, and Alexander the Great statue (Greece would disagree with this one).

Another view of the Stone Bridge bathed in beautiful light and a more distant view with Skopje’s skyline.

Skope's Fortress