Monthly Archives: January 2015

Bulgaria

Driving through Trigrad Gorge in the Western Rhodopes

Driving through Trigrad Gorge in the Western Rhodopes

We had planned Bulgaria with a pretty good itinerary for the next 4 or so days that we would spend there. We would not be visiting the capital of Sofia in favour of some attractions in the South East.
We chose to cross the border from Macedonia into Bulgaria in the far South West just above Greece. The plan was to head East towards Smolyan Province. Continue reading

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Macedonia

Lots of muddy trails in Macedonia.

Lots of muddy trails in Macedonia.

After crossing the border from Albania the sun was beginning to set, it seemed wise to look for a campsite. Thankfully we were already on the shores of lake Ohrid. We managed to find a nice private spot amongst the trees right on the shore of the lake. The sun went down over the lake which was very still and calm.
It was a different story in the morning when we woke, the wind had picked up and it was as if we were now camped on the shores of an ocean rather than a lake. It’s a nice sound to wake up to though, waves crashing right outside your window. Continue reading

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