Day 146 Back on the road-into Bulgaria! September 30th 2011 Day 146 Back on the road-into Bulgaria!
With work finished and Bongo cleaned and recharged. Alison met me from the airport. We wasted no time and headed North across the border into Bulgaria. For the first time we had border guards looking inside, not once, but three times! I heard later that cigarette smuggling is a big thing from Turkey and Greece into Bulgaria, and seeing that Bulgarian s ... read more
Europe » Bulgaria » Veliko Tarnovo Province » Veliko Tarnovo The Bulgars, a Central Asian Turkic tribe, merged with the local Slavic inhabitants in the late 7th century to form the first Bulgarian state. In succeeding centuries, Bulgaria struggled with the Byzantine Empire to assert its place in the Balkans, b... ... read more
Alison and Kim are embarking on a 6 month trip across Europe. Through France, Germany, Austria Switzerland, Italy, Croatia, Albania Greece eventually ending at Istanbul in Turkey. We both suffer from a 'wanderlust' alway wondering what is over the next hill or around the next cove.
We expect to cover 9000 miles and will be travelling in our Mazda Bongo. A marvelous Japanese invention MPV one minute and a camper the next.
We are writing this blog so we can keep in contact with our family and friends to let them know what we are up to.... full info