Category Archives: Europe

The strange shapes of the Ciucas mountains

Autumn was fast approaching, Brasov had its first sprinkling of snow, the trees were turning from lush green to that orangey-browny colour, it was bloody freezing and I still had the Ciucas mountains and the bears to visit before we left Romania in search of the Bulgarian coast. And yes, this was seven months ago…….

Chudnite Skali; The Wonderful Rocks. Bulgaria

No bullshit, these rocks are actually called The Wonderful Rocks. It’s not a name I have conjured up because I think they’re wonderful… although they are a little bit special. In the middle of nowhere Although the rocks are 4km from the village of Asparahuvo and about an hour west of Varna it does feel…