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Some of our group is off to Pleven for a city tour, but we opt to stay in town and take a couple of bikes off of the ship. We didn't want to sit on a bus for hours and looked forward to getting some exercise and fresh air. As we ride through town, we could see that this was a bustling area at one time, but not presently. Most of the factories are vacant with broken windows. The streets ...
... and it is a great shame that the state doesn't realise the tourism potential scattered over the country and do something to preserve this history. Anyway, another hour or so saw us in Pleven at a hotel tucked away off the beaten track. We are acutely aware now that we have not given enough time to Bulgaria. It is a real gem and is somewhere we are both keen to explore further. 2016 perhaps.
Woke up to omlette and a loaf of bread for brekky. Looked quıte mıld out as we set off around 9ısh. Fırst 5 mıles tıckıng over 16 mph despıte the nıppy headwınd, soon the cold started to creep ınto us. Fırst ıt penetrates the hands then feet and genıtals (down to 13mph). After that the muscles and ...
... Anyway, it was too far to drive in one go so we stopped off at a lake on the way and camped there for the night, again with a handful of Bulgarian fishermen! The sunset was beautiful, which Logan missed as he was snoozing due to taking anti-histamine to combat the swelling from the bee sting! Very relaxed day and night.
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