Travel Blogs from Sunny Beach
... peak in the Balkan. Both of the lodges where we stayed are above 1000m, permanently staffed and open all the year round. The first one, Hija Rai (Paradise Lodge) sleeps 100 people and sits beneath a waterfall coming down from the Botev peak. The lodges were built in the 1920s and 1930s and all the bricks, tiles and other building materials must have been brought up here with horses. There are still no roads. The cook ...
... Romania in Bulgaria using the same crossing as last year, this time I remembered that the crossing goes over a river and the bridge is a toll road.....last year I spent an hour riding round trying to work out why my satnav was trying to take a 400 mile detour....I told it to avoid toll roads!!
Now plotted up in a hotel in Kazanlak, aiming for Turkey tomorrow....
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... up for that. We wandered around the fantastic fortress in the punishing heat and by the river before returning tired but exhilarated. What a stunning city. I hope it wins European Capital of Culture for 2019.
And then to end a brilliant day, Nikki (the campsite owner) drove Victoria and I to a nearby swimming pool. I cannot tell you how refreshing that was. I am so happy to report tonight I am tired but the right kind of ...
... covered in sunflower plants. What a fantastic sight they are. They remind me of Castilla back in the 80’s.
We briefly skirted by Veliko Tarnovo before arriving at the lovely campsite which was nestled into the hills just outside.
I got the tent up in the wind before getting some washing done. It is amazing how many things need doing. There was plenty of time to relax in the afternoon Bulgarian sunshine ...
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 lads in our local House of Opportunity.
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking