Category Archives: Bulgaria

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10,000 miles of cycle touring – Bansko to Sandanski- (91/16,118k, 580m)

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(written by Nancy) Pretty quiet last night in our fancy hotel until about 5:00am when one of the young guys in the room below us decided to go out on his balcony and sing a song after a big night … Continue reading

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A nice ride in the Bulgarian mountains to Bansko (85/16,027k, 1070m)

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(written by Dave) We set an early alarm with hopes for sunshine and for the first time since we’ve entered Bulgaria, we were greeted by beautiful blue skies – fantastic.  We had a quick brekkie in the room and were … Continue reading

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Dodging showers – Pazardzhik to Velingrad (45/15,942k, 660m)

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(written by Nancy) I woke up a couple of times last night and could hear the rain coming down.  At 7am this morning it was still raining so we went back to sleep.  Well, Dave did anyway, judging by the … Continue reading

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The rain falls mainly in Bulgaria – Plovdiv to Pazardzhik (37/15,897k, 45m)

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(written by Nancy) Well, we woke up to the depressing sound of dripping this morning – dang.  We packed up a bit, ate some breakfast but still the rain came down.  So, we decided to hang about until checkout time … Continue reading

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Wet day in Plovdiv

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(written by Dave) It rained much of the day today, a nice day to be off the bikes.  Tomorrow’s forecast is not much better but we’ll deal with that when tomorrow comes.  Today we barely did anything worth reporting.  I … Continue reading

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Bulgaria getting better – Haskovo to Plovdiv (79/15,860k, 340m)

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(written by Nancy) Well, Dave did manage to get Chinese takeaway for dinner last night in this little town in Bulgaria and it was actually pretty good!  We haven’t had rice for ages and that and the spicy chicken (not … Continue reading

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Nice ride in the Bulgarian countryside to Haskovo (67/15,780k, 325m)

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(written by Dave) You can probably tell by the title of the post that Nancy felt ok this morning and we broke free of the Svilengrad border town vortex.  As noted yesterday, Svilengrad was not an exciting town and I … Continue reading