Ruse to Vidin August 23rd 2010 Day 7-Ruse to Vidin, Bulgaria
Ditto on the weather.
The plan today was to cruise until 2:00pm and then take a road trip to one of the natural wonders of the world. At least we were told that it was nominated to be one of the seven wonders. It came in eighth, I think. Later we were to visit a fortress in the town of Vidin, Bulgaria.
Just after breakfast the ship alarm went ... read more
Europe » Bulgaria » Rousse Province » Rousse 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