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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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Northern Greece

Chopping wood with a great view

Chopping wood with a great view

Athens had ended exceedingly badly with a robbery and minor car accident. To be honest we were both on edge. We were stressed about Jerome’s health, the security of the car and now we felt vulnerable on the roads!
It was coming into winter so we decided to shun the coast of Greece and the many Islands that would now perhaps be rather bleak and cold. Instead we drove North West to Metoria. One of the most scenic inland drives in Greece starts at Metoria, passes through Metsovo and ends at Ioannina. Along this asphalted, windy drive you get the chance to see many feats of architecture and examples of natural beauty. Continue reading

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