Travel Blogs from Gabrovo, Bulgaria

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Shipka Pass, Dryanovo, Bulgaria travel blog

Shipka Pass

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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Today was one of the most rewarding rides we have done thus far.  We left our room in the spa town of Pavel Banya not at all unhappy that the 4 star hotel had been booked out.  Instead we found the perfect breakfast.  A little bakery had ...

A Welcomed Change of Mindset, Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria travel blog

A Welcomed Change of Mindset

A travel blog entry by whk2006

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... in Spain, I started to feel I was back to the Mediterranean region again. Indeed, compared to other Eastern European countries, Bulgaria feels more of Mediterranean than Continental. The train was one hour late when it arrived in Veliko Tarnovo (Delay ...

Gabrovo, Gabrovo, Bulgaria travel blog

Gabrovo

A travel blog entry by p45

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Gabrovo - as described 'the best living place in Bulgaria'  ..someone must have got a very different experience from us. The city was full of big run down Communist buildings, overgrown squares and huge statues. There was also a lot of graffiti and a ...

A long snowy trip to Gabrovo, Gabrovo, Bulgaria travel blog

A long snowy trip to Gabrovo

A travel blog entry by trusselltrust

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... Today has been very long, but it's also been incredibly impactful. First we gave out Christmas Shoeboxes to the residents of our Gabrovo youth centre for abandoned young people aged 16 - 18. They were such lovely polite teenagers that it's hard to imagine ...

Entering Batcho Cave, Dryanovo, Bulgaria travel blog

Entering Batcho Cave

A travel blog entry by scottik38

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The Bacho Kiro cave (Bulgarian: ïåùåðà "Áà÷î Êèðî") is situated 5 kilometers west of the town Dryanovo, Bulgaria, only 300 meters away from the Dryanovo Monastery. It is embedded in the exquisit canyons of the Andaka and Dryanovo River. The ...

En memoire du coup pied au cul inflige au Turcs, Chipka, Bulgaria travel blog

En memoire du coup pied au cul inflige au Turcs

A travel blog entry by billboquet

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Gabrovo, Gabrovo, Bulgaria travel blog

Gabrovo

A travel blog entry by tomer

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We left Plovdiv early in the morning heading towards Gabrovo. We made a wrong turn ended up going on the highway on the way to Sofia with no exit or a way to turn back somehow we managed to get off but then got lost trying to take a shortcut back. We ...

The Slavic Alphabet, Gabrovo, Bulgaria travel blog

The Slavic Alphabet

A travel blog entry by orianapacker

... in Boston and actually know what they are!  Granted the Russian alphabet has a couple more letters than the Cyrilliz one (Slavic version specific to Bulgaria), but ever the overachiever, I made sure to familiarize myself with those ...

Hostel faz a cidade..., Veiko Tarnovo, Bulgaria travel blog

Hostel faz a cidade...

A travel blog entry by tiagorelvao

... dos peace corps...a noite fomos ver um bailado mt fixe, pela escola de danca de plovdiv...ah, uma das melhores coisas da bulgaria...gelados!a barraquinhas por todo o lado, com n sabores (ananas leva o primeiro premio) e sao baratissimos!tipo um euro por ...

Dryanovo, Dryanovo, Bulgaria travel blog

Dryanovo

A travel blog entry by mimekote

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Nous avons dormi dans un monastère perdu dans une vallée.   Nous avons eu droit à une explication, par le grand prêtre du monastère, sur le fait que la religion Catholique est avec le diable, tandis que la religions Orthodoxe est avec ...

Gabrovo, Gabrovo, Bulgaria travel blog

Gabrovo

A travel blog entry by mimekote

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Après toute cette marche à Shipka, nos jambes sont raides et douloureuses. Qu'à cela ne tienne, en route pour Gabrovo où nous visitons un musée-village type de la région au XIXe siècle. Des moulins à eau de toutes sortes moeuvent des appareils en ...

Notre coup de coeur bulgare, Bozhentsi, Bulgaria travel blog

Notre coup de coeur bulgare

A travel blog entry by vent-dest

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... ne maîtrisons pas vraiment le bulgare et que tout est en écriture cyrillique !) avant de repartir chez elle, à Gabrovo, à pied, soit plus de deux heures de marche de nuit et dans la montagne… Le lendemain matin, nous prenons un ...

Urban exploration of a bygone era, Gabrovo, Bulgaria travel blog

Urban exploration of a bygone era

A travel blog entry by choy

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... beak flashed by the windscreen. We had been centimetres and a slow break-in from hitting a stork! After a well deserved lunch in Gabrovo, we fancied some caves close to Drjanovo. While not the most impressive and mostly closed for the season, it was a ...

Nov 15, 2012, Tryavna, Bulgaria travel blog

Nov 15, 2012

A travel blog entry by gone-cycling

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1e dag!, Gabrovo, Bulgaria travel blog

1e dag!

A travel blog entry by emdero

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Hallo! Onze 1e dag zit erop! We zijn in de late namiddag in Gabrovo toegekomen, het is hier heel gezellig :) We hebben een heel mooi hotel en onze kamer heeft een terrasje! (en er is gelukkig airco!) De mensen zijn hier ook heel vriendelijk! We hebben ...

3 months in and so very very tired, Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria travel blog

3 months in and so very very tired

A travel blog entry by nattai

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... 's and today the low 40's. Thankfully will arrive at the Black Sea tomorrow where things are hopefully much better. Veliko Tarnovo is Bulgaria'a old capital from the middle ages, and is set on the Yantra river right in the middle of the country. It has ...

2e dag!, Gabrovo, Bulgaria travel blog

2e dag!

A travel blog entry by emdero

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... een kommetje yoghurt en voor iedereen 3 mekitsas (soort gefrituurde pannenkoeken). Na het ontbijt hebben we de middelbare school van Gabrovo bezocht samen met 3 leeftijdsgenoten. Het zijn 3 meisjes: Eli, E. en A. Ze zijn heel vriendelijk! We hebben ...

4e dag!, Gabrovo, Bulgaria travel blog

4e dag!

A travel blog entry by emdero

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... een uitwisseling en dan komen zij naar Aalst!!! :D Tegen 2 uur waren we dus in het hotel en toen moesten we onze koffers nog maken :S oeps! Om 2u 30 zijn we in ons bed gekropen :S Vele groetjes! P.S. artikel over ons: ...

Wedding, coffee, and plans, Gabrovo, Bulgaria travel blog

Wedding, coffee, and plans

A travel blog entry by tajarj

... of the farm land that had lain fallow since the end of collective farming had now been plowed and prepared for planting.  Bulgaria had been the "garden" for much of Eastern Europe, and is known for quality produce. When we plan a trip to Bulgaria, ...

Our name may not be on a list but we are coming in, Gabrovo, Bulgaria travel blog

Our name may not be on a list but we are coming in

A travel blog entry by trusselltrust

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... for babies which we had on the van.  Then we pile back into the vans for a two hour trip to Gabrovo on the twistiest mountain pass in Bulgaria – cue lots of fun on the slippery roads!  Once in Gabrovo we hooked up with Rumen and Jenni ...

Old friends, new faces, Gabrovo, Bulgaria travel blog

Old friends, new faces

A travel blog entry by trusselltrust

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... volunteers who give so much to helping people at the margins of Bulgarian society. We then made our way over the Shipka pass to snowy Gabrovo to deliver presents to the protected home for 15-18 year olds that is run by FSCI, our sister org, and also to ...

Off to Bulgaria with Hannah and Ben, Gabrovo, Bulgaria travel blog

Off to Bulgaria with Hannah and Ben

A travel blog entry by stevecherylmoss

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Just testing our blog !!! We are now settled in our apartment and enjoying the peace and quiet that is when Ben and Hannah aren't jumping in the pool !! Because the weather has been very hot recently the pool is actually a balmy 28 degrees in full sun !! ...

Jan 17, 2010, Tryavna, Bulgaria travel blog

Jan 17, 2010

A travel blog entry by outofoctober

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3e dag!, Gabrovo, Bulgaria travel blog

3e dag!

A travel blog entry by emdero

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... En nu liggen we in onze bedjes :) Vele groetjes uit габрово! E & B P.S. Morgen krijgen we een verrassing van de YMCA hier (de jeugdbeweging in Gabrovo, onze vrienden zijn lid van de vereniging :)) ...

Roaring along, Gabrovo, Bulgaria travel blog

Roaring along

A travel blog entry by trusselltrust

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... into the swing of things with a road trip to see our friends Gancho and Milena at World Without Borders in Stara Zagora, the Gabrovo projects and also to drop in on the House of Opportunity at Ruse, among other places. After a somewhat confusing couple of ...

Wind & roads., Dryanovo, Bulgaria travel blog

Wind & roads.

A travel blog entry by trusselltrust

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... we saw a transformation as we focused on what it was to be friends with each other. Mimi and Rich spent the day on the road visiting Gabrovo and seeing the progress at the new House of Opportunity there. The house id situated on the edge of the city in a ...

To Ruse with love, Gabrovo, Bulgaria travel blog

To Ruse with love

A travel blog entry by trusselltrust

Hi from the shores of the not quite so beautiful blue Danube. Greeny grey might be more accurate. We've spent the day visiting some special homes for children with severe disabilities and giving out presents. We've also spent time with a couple of the ...

We're not in Bulgaria yet...., Kotel, Bulgaria travel blog

We're not in Bulgaria yet....

A travel blog entry by hollie.anderson

We'll be living in Kotel when we arrive in ...

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