Turkish Airlines always

has great air fare

to Eastern Europe.


I flew to Skopje

simply because

I never went there before.


Macedonia is interesting;

Former Yugoslav republic

with a mix of Slavic

and Turkic peoples.


The statues of Philip & Alexander 

in Macedonia Square are stunning.


& there’s a 15th century bridge

leading into the old Ottoman Bazaar.

The people were nice

and the food was pleasant.


The airport leaves a lot

to be desired.

It’s in the middle of nowhere

and there’s nothing going on.


There’s a single restaurant

with barely adequate food

in the waiting area

and no entertainment around.


A Burger King is the choice

once inside the secured ara

and a single bar

with limited hours.


I was bored out of my mind.

There’s a lot of controversy

between Macedonians, Greeks,

Albanians & Bulgarians

over turf and heritage.


I won’t enter that debate

but I am firm in the belief

that an airport

named after Alexander the Great

shouldn’t totally suck.






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Haha the ultimate irony I can

Haha the ultimate irony I can relate! Nicely done and probably more deep than your realized and layers too! Blessingss xx

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Hopefully, we will reenter a period of building instead of creating billionaires and war machines. Folks are protesting in 700 sites today against caging kids, and Trump is playing golf. I guess that is about parr. ;D