Once our adventures in Sofia were over (see Exploring Bulgaria – PART 1), we packed our bags and jumped into our black rented Hyandai Getz, only 26 Euros per day, dropped off and picked up by a very friendly Phillip (who paid our parking and even let us keep it an extra night as we couldn’t get back in time at the end of our trip). We then drove out of the city. It was the first time we realised just how inadequate our GPS really was. It had a lag equivalent to that of dial-up internet. Not the best thing when you’re in a busy capital city and need to be on the “perfect highway” which will take you through the mountains to Velikov Tarnovo, our hilly little mountain escape. Continue reading
To say that I was excited to be visiting Bulgaria was an understatement. I would be meeting up with two friends from home who were travelling their way down from Germany and we would be exploring, what was to us, a relatively unknown country. I was so ecstatic, I could hardly sit still in my travelling pants.
I had absolutely no expectations for Bulgaria, we had nothing planned, Continue reading