“OHRID - ON THE SHORES OF THE ETERNAL LAKE” - A GUIDED PHOTO JOURNEY
TAKE A BRIEF PREVIEW OF THE POCKET PHOTOPUBLICATION - A GUIDED PHOTO JOURNEY
Text: Dzengis Patel / Photography: Petar Boev
A pocket photopublication itinerary adapted to promote Ohrid and its resources as a world natural and cultural heritage - a book to let you experience the first encounter with the Lake, Town and the Mountain. This edition will reveal to you the mystique on this area – the challenge of many civilizations and temptation for the goodwill traveler. The photopublication will show you the unique places and experiences – the ones being the most exceptional in this region: from the breathtaking landscapes of the national park Galicica to the mystique waters of the Lake; You will see the archeological and cultural sites that were built and created by civilizations that existed here… Its sweat water washes the shore and its rocky cleaves for almost 10 million years. The Lake will “take you away” with its gracious appearance. And with the Ohrid boat “you will penetrate” the Lake crystal water and you will remember the kingdom of Ohrid trout. If you are in love with mountains, Galicica “will capture” your heart with its exceptional geographic position – separating Lake Ohrid from the less deep lake, on the other side. “You'll touch” its endemic flora and you'll be introduced with a unique landscape photographs. Here, on the shores of this lake, everything is history in a chaotic and still natural way. On the same spot at the same time, without systematically of layers there are worlds separated by centuries, cultures built on opposite principles. On the facades of the Byzantine churches there are built in remains of grids that once were a decoration of the temple’s entrances; among the irregular shapes of the Turkish cobblestones there appears a piece of marble with preserved decorations of Greek meanders. The large number of churches that began to spread by the medieval period prescribed the need of producing numerous icons: The Ohrid Icon Gallery has collection of over thirty icons with greatest artistic qualities places the gallery among the top two of its kind in the world. All needed information for the Lake, the town and the mountain relies on official sources.