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Day 13: Ankle Breakers

Today is our only full day in Veliko Tarnovo, so we decided to visit the Tsaravets Fortress, previously mentioned.  We wanted to do it early, because today was supposed to be a scorcher (it was). 521 more words

Day 12: You Say Goodbye, and I Say Hello

Today is my birthday!  This morning we were up early and ready to go to meet our driver Viktor, who was to drive us from Bucharest to Veliko Tarnovo in Bulgaria.   445 more words

More St. Trinity Rocks 

Having reccied the approach, and with an overnight weather front dropping the temperature by 10C, we went for another look at St Trinity Rocks.

First stop was the twin caves of sector C. 74 more words

Rock Climbing

In to Bulgaria and climbing around Veliko Tarnovo 

Leaving Brasov we enjoyed pre-Alpine scenery over the Bucegi mountains before dropping down to the plains and relative dullness of southern Romania around Bucharest. The Bucharest ring road was a particularly grim experience, single carriage way with HGV ruts that would have a Ferrari grounded with wheels spinning, and inexplicably no traffic controls between the ring road and radial roads – just a “who dares wins” stand-off! 530 more words

Rock Climbing

Destinație finală Thasos

Ieri, 18.08.2017, a dat Dumnezeu și am ajuns în insula Thasos. În grecește se scrie Θάσος, vrând astfel să arăt că varianta cu un singur “s” este cea corectă (căci se scrie foarte des și Thassos). 1,062 more words


Bulgaria bound

Veliko Tărnovo, a charming town in northern Bulgaria that cascades down the hillside, is where we had organised to meet James and Clara. The accommodation always has an impact on our stay and here we were fortunate to pick a great, newly renovated apartment, The Yellow Door, for the four of us, with a fantastic view over the city. 160 more words