Travel Blogs from Krusevo
... uprising. The two most celebrated figures are Vasil Levski who was brought up in Karlovo and Hristo Botev who worked as a teacher in Kalofer. Both men are treated as saints. There are photographs of them on the walls of every school. In Kalofer, there is even a chapel to Levski where a lock of his hair is displayed as a relic. Parties of school kids queue to see it. Levski was hanged by the Turks before the uprising. ...
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Did this a couple of years ago on a road trip with my friend Pat, it was falling down then.....3 years later a bit more of it has fallen down!
Entry was a tad more difficult this year, the hole was a bit higher.....
Weather has been great, roads as good as they get in this part of the world. ...
Wow what an exhausting but outstanding day. All my reservations about flying to Istanbul and beginning this adventure form there are now gone. This place as seen to that on its own!
As it was a cloudless, blue sky, I got up early to wash the inside of the tent out as well as wash up all the bedding stuff. It was simple enough and by 9'oclock, everything was already dry.
Today, I felt like I would try ...
Despite not a great deal of sleep, I was starting to feel better. The morning showers had me packing the tent away at supersonic speed.
The moment I heard the rain, I was off like a rat up a drainpipe. We made an early exit from Bucharest in order to get to the Bulgarian border. Crossing the bridge over the Danube reminded me so much of the sleeper train I took to Thessaloniki back in 2007.
... viewing the ruins of a castle/palace. Having seen an abundance of countryside and ruins of castle/palaces, we elected to take the city tour and return to the boat early.
We are bused to the center of Ruse and dropped off near a beautiful Orthodox Church. Once inside we see the finely detailed icon works, all decorated with gold paint. Our guide describes how difficult life was for the religious Bulgarians during ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking