Travel Blogs from Krusevo
... three weeks at a time and then she walks down to Kalofer. She told us that in summer the place is usually full but the night we stayed there was only ourselves and a Dutch backpacker.
The uprising against the Ottoman Empire in 1876 was unsuccessful but the war which followed led to independence for Bulgaria. The most famous piece of Bulgarian literature, 'Under the Yoke', is set in these mountains and is based ...
I'll let you read about it yourself..
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.
July 4. Day 18Today is our last full day on the river boat. Tomorrow, Friday, we transfer to the Hilton in Bucharest for our last night. Looking back it has been a long trip. Somewhere around 1,500 miles on the Danube but more than that, it seems that much time has passed since our arrival in Prague.
Today we decided to keep the schedule light. We had a choice between a 4 hour city tour, or, a 9 1/2 hour tour of ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking