Month: September 2019

On the road in Bulgaria

We were leaving the coast at Nesebar and travelling inland to Veliko Tarnovo – the old capital of Bulgaria. Here some impressions from a day on the road: Winery no horse-drawn vehicles on this road – generally ignored sign on the same street as the sign from above 😉 Driving up the Vratnik Pass Lunch …

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Nesebar @ Black Sea

The sun was back – perfect to visit the historic town of Nesebar at the Black Sea with its many churches on an “island”. The “Pearl of the Black Sea” – as Nesebar is called – is a rich city-museum defined by more than three millennia of ever-changing history. The ancient part of the settlement lies …

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@ Danube Delta

Visiting the Danube Delta was a must when we reached this region. We took a boat from Tulcea, the hub for Delta tours. Cruising the Danube Delta Captain in control Navigating through the small channels of the delta The grey sky and cold wind made this trip not as enjoyable as it would have been …

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On the way to the Black Sea

From Bucharest we are now on the way to the Black Sea, travelling through villages and crossing the Danube to reach the coast near Constanta. Walachia means “The Romanian Country” and  is the historical region of Romania. Today it is the southern half of Romania. This region is dominated by the Danube and the landscape is quite …

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