How to Instagram Ohrid

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Instagram addict? Ohrid have something for you!

Every time I come back to my home place, Ohrid, instead of calling my friends, my ‘’I am back’’ signal is given by spamming on my Instagram profile! It is a small place to be, but offers huge travel inspiration, and Instagram too! Here are my three reasons why I find Ohrid exciting for photography.

1. Holly water

There is one constant, little bit fairytale-ish silhouette, where the church st. Jovan Kaneo is threatening to jump in the water. You can have this as background no matter what is the topic you are choosing for your photo. When in Ohrid, you will be overwhelmed by the feeling that the water is following you. You can take a photo of your coffee, food, shoes, and with this water background, its bingo for your Insta profile!

2. Oriental patterns like the Aladdin’s carpet

There is a small world in Ohrid, crowded with different textures. Professionals would say that is a key for good photo, but the rating of my Insta posts do too. The architecture, the shop windows, colors, shadows, materials…Infinite combinations for an exciting photo! A Little bit nostalgic, a little bit vintage, but different and worth visiting, the one and only: The Old Turkish Bazaar in Ohrid. While here, eat baklava! One that you will remember for sure! I am occasionally dreaming of it too.

3. Four letters. FOOD.

No need to mention that each Balkan country is must visit if you are a food lover. So when in Ohrid, eat. Forget about your diet and use the hashtag YOLO! Traditional food or not, It is impossible to choose badly. Kebabs with Skopsko (beer) or waffles with coffee, it is hard decision to make. Good luck!

Ohrid will make you realize that life is like awaffle with m&m’s- sweet and colorful, and in order to be a pleasant experience, it is better to share it with someone.

The author

Zlata Golaboska

Zlata Golaboska

I am Zlata and I am an architect living in the Balkans. I am passionate about cities, how people influence architecture and vice versa, and how places change our lives.

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