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Old 04-18-2019, 04:38 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by vicsinad View Post
My wife's aunt and uncle, Macedonians from Tetovo area with American passports, were held up two hours at the border around that time. They wanted to visit Egejsko before Ilinden but were called dogs, gypsies, scum and told their documents were worthless in Greece. They were finally allowed in after making calls to American consulate or embassy, but they were so upset they decided not to visit anywhere in Egejsko.
That's unfortunate. Apparently things at the border have cooled down now, or so I've heard. I remember police check points outside Ovcarani where they would stop traffic and ask the driver for ID (for both locals and visitors), but the check lasted only 2 minutes. If they ask at the border where you are heading to, best answer to say is Thessaloniki.
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