Some mornings, it takes me a moment to remember where I am. It’s a hazard that comes with full-time travel, where every few days I’m in a different city, a different hostel, sometimes even a different country. But after a few moments, the cobwebs dissipate and I’m clear-headed. In Skopje, Macedonia, however, I had a … Read more
Macedonia Square in Skopje, North Macedonia, is dominated by the “Warrior on a Horse” statue and fountain. Though meant to depict Alexander the Great, the sculpture is not named for him, due to an ongoing dispute with Greece over cultural claims related to the name Macedonia and historical figures that Greeks claim for themselves.