I’am Mike, Passionate About Photography!

Saint Paraskeva also known as Sveta Petka is the name of the church in Besiste.

Every year on October 27th Sveta Petka or Petkovden is celebrated by its residents and hundreds of guests from the nearby cities and from overseas with ... more

Why the Website?

This website contains thousands of photographs which not only capture the splendour of the past, but also reflect the ravages of time.


The deterioration of the beautiful stone houses of Mariovo, with their characteristic red roofs, is a sad reality.


This website is my attempt at preserving the incredible natural beauty of Mariovo, North Macedonia, so that it can be shared with future generations.