telerik team strikes Ohrid
It is that time of the year when the summer heat begins to remind us it is the
right moment to take off on a road trip for the weekend. Thats how two
colleagues and I decided to visit the cool town of Ohrid in neighboring Macedonia.
It all started on Friday evening with nothing more than our backpacks and a couple
of beers to maintain high spirit during the somewhat tedious travel :). We arrived
very early on Saturday and were welcomed by the refreshing scent of the Ohrid lake.
The lake, the old houses, the monasteries turn the town into a flourishing tourist
There is a whole lot to do in Ohrid. You can, go to the beach, sail on a boat, walk
around town visiting museums and strongholds (there are plenty of those). Or you
could go to a restaurant and treat yourself to some of the renowned Macedonian
cuisine. Mind you, it is nothing short of phenomenal. We were experiencing
a foodgasm every time we sat down at a restaurant. If ever you are so lucky to visit
Ohrid make sure you try the Ohridska Pastrmka (ohrid trout straight from the lake),
Sharska Pleskavica (it looks like a burger, but tastes so much better) or Svinska
Veshalica (a special marinated and tenderized pork steak). Make sure you combine
that with a Macedonian or Greek salad, Nafora (thats grilled bread cubes with
shredded white cheese) and drown everything in lots of the traditional Macedonian
red wine (Tuga za jug).
If you are thinking that you will hardly be able to move after the feast you guessed
right. The good people in Ohrid, however, have thought about that too! Most of the
villas you can rent there feature huge balconies with lots of shading and lounges
where you can lay down looking at the gorgeous view of the Ohrid lake while the
breeze cools you down. For those of you who want to burn some of the fat there are
plenty of clubs and discos where you can dance your butt off.
With such a grand degree of entertainment we hardly noticed how the two days spent
there passed. It was short, yes, but it was magic. I even admit that I am
a little envious of all the people we left there - the dream goes on for them
- as for me, I am back to exciting world of RadAjax development :-)