Bulgaria - 16 Days


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July 16th 2012
Published: August 22nd 2012
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Bulgaria - 16 Days I was looking forward to Bulgaria but it turned out to be a little disappointing, I often spent time cycling to an alleged "highlight" on the tourist map and came away saying "Is that it" (although I can’t deny it may have suffered from following Turkey, which was a fantastic country). Though Bulgaria still has some nice places and on these cycle trips interesting things... Read Full Entry



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A Fellow CyclistA Fellow Cyclist
A Fellow Cyclist

This guy from Bulgaria caught me up for a chat
On the way to ShumenOn the way to Shumen
On the way to Shumen

There were loads of sunflower fields
All Over BulgariaAll Over Bulgaria
All Over Bulgaria

I saw these photo ID type pictures up
More Tower BlocksMore Tower Blocks
More Tower Blocks

The ugly things were all over Bulgaria
ShumenShumen
Shumen

Its famous Ottoman style mosque
Time for Corn FlakesTime for Corn Flakes
Time for Corn Flakes

Next to a sunflower field
Wild AnimalsWild Animals
Wild Animals

A family of pigs walked in front of me
Heading Towards KotelHeading Towards Kotel
Heading Towards Kotel

Through the mountains
A Gypsy WomanA Gypsy Woman
A Gypsy Woman

Who bought me a hot chocolate
Fresh Mountain WaterFresh Mountain Water
Fresh Mountain Water

Nice and cold, I couldnt get enough of the stuff in the 40C heat
South of KotelSouth of Kotel
South of Kotel

A statue of some knights
KatunishteKatunishte
Katunishte

A cute little riverside town
The Blue RocksThe Blue Rocks
The Blue Rocks

North of Sliven, they don't look very blue as I was there at the wrong time of day
SlivenSliven
Sliven

An ugly set of tower blocks - typically Bulgarian
A Thracian TombA Thracian Tomb
A Thracian Tomb

A tiny igloo with a painted roof...
A Thracian TombA Thracian Tomb
A Thracian Tomb

...this was in Kazanlak
Stara ZagoraStara Zagora
Stara Zagora

A local revolutionary hero
Stara ZagoraStara Zagora
Stara Zagora

Old local figurines from the Neolithic period



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