Day 3 The Ruins, The Orphanage and the Lake
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Early the next day we followed the instructions that the German girls (Dani and Anne) gave us and found a small bus that took us up to their village. We followed them as they showed us where they lived and where they worked. The village was interesting, and as many other villages in
They took us to the ruins of an old castle/tower where we could see into the borders of
It was dangerous, for sure, but certainly worth it. The view was amazing.
After that they took us to their flat for watermelon and drinks. They had been living there, on the third floor of an orphanage, teaching the children for a year (maybe two, I can’t remember). The organization was difficult to work for, and a little bit corrupt (again, typical for the region), but it did provide them with a car and that evening we grabbed some food, then wine and went out to the lake.
At the lake we met up with another one of their friends and hiked up a bit to the side of the mountain to drink some wine and to enjoy watching the city as the sun set.The only bad part about that evening was that a bug attacked me and forced me to spill wine on my nice new white hat. It was very sad.