Bucket List 196: Bulgaria!

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Country 22/196: Bulgaria. Whilst the urge to head straight to the fine beaches on the shores of the Black Sea may be great, there is far more to this country than cheap beer and loutish foreigners. We delved deep into the Bulgarian countryside and found gems unlike anything else we had seen on our Silk Road voyage. Endless cave systems, Bronze Age forts and untouched wilderness as far as the eye can see, don’t waste any time in the capital, for beautiful Bulgaria lays just beyond it – as does the devil…

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The Silk Road Olympics

December 9th, 2017 Jack Noah Rees Most Corrupt Country? Vainest Dictator? Grimmest Long-Drops? These are the Olympic medals that no country wants to win, but I will hand them out anyway. Welcome to The Silk Road Olympics! Having completed a three-month road-trip along a large section of the fabled Silk Road, I deem myself worthy of conducting the most crooked awards…

The Not-So-Grand Bucharest Motel

October 16th, 2017 Jack Noah Rees Last week, Yugyeong and I drove the length of Turkey, stopping by the mosques of Istanbul, before finally arriving at the E.U frontier. This week, we delve deep into the Bulgarian countryside, celebrate my birthday in the ‘oldest city in Europe’, and cross the Danube into Transylvania. Day 85 - Kozlets, Bulgaria to Devils Throat…

Cold Turkey

October 10th, 2017 Jack Noah Rees Last week, Yugyeong and I visited the birthplaces of the Kardashians, and Stalin (still coming to terms with that myself), before bellowing “Das Vidania” to the Caucuses. This week, we shadow the Black Sea across the length of Turkey, transit Istanbul, before coming face-to-face with a familiar flag. Day 78 - Gori, Georgia to Iʂikli,…

 

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Country: 22/196     Visited: Autumn ’17

 

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