MAGICAL MACEDONIA (Sep 13 issue)

 

Sylvia Gill wanted to tell Compers News about my recent win – a trip to Macedonia courtesy of Pelagonia and Food & Travel magazine!
"My prize was a five-day ‘Gastro’ tour. We arrived in Macedonia and were met at the airport by the founders of Pelagonia products, who were two of the nicest guys you could ever wish to meet!

We were taken to lunch and treated to a full Macedonian ‘Meze’ and got to know our hosts and more about Pelagonia and its red pepper products.  The next day our hosts took us for a walk around the local market and in the hills above Skopje, we were then driven through the countryside to Popova Kula winery & vineyard where we went on a tour, followed by a long, lazy lunch of five courses with matching wines. On Day 3, we were taken to Ohrid, where we had two days by the lake, shown the sights and even taken to our hosts’ own house. It was this personal touch that made the prize all the more special.  Finally, we travelled back to Skopje, spending our last night at another lovely hotel.
 
Altogether, it was an amazing adventure and one we will never forget.  Macedonia was somewhere I would never have dreamt of visiting, but thanks to our wonderful comping hobby it turned out to be a holiday of a lifetime that I’ll remember forever."