Category Archives: Bulgaria

20 photos of Veliko Tarnovo Fortress in Autumn

Just as Autumn hit Bulgaria we travelled from the east (Varna) across to the west (Sofia), stopping in Veliko Tarnovo for two nights. We spent a few hours exploring the fortress in the drizzle! Tsarevets The hill around Veliko Tarnovo Fortress, also know as Tsarevets, dates from the 2nd millennium BC.  It was settled in the 4th century…

Bulgaria’s Answer to The Pinnacles; Pobiti Kamani

Located 18 km north-west of Varna is Pobiti Kamani. Also known as ‘the petrified forest’ and ‘the stone forest’ the fossils are described as one of the most incredible natural phenomena of Bulgaria. How to get there? Some GPS maps will find ‘the stone forest‘. If not, head out of Varna on the A2/E70 until you pick…

On the road: Being vegan in Bulgaria

We were warned before going to Bulgaria that the food was very heavy on meat, cheese and cream… Usually all in one dish! So we had a fair idea of what to expect before we got there however we were pleasantly surprised when we discovered it wasn’t that bad! Being vegan in Bulgaria required a…