OK, come on - you can do it.  Just one more bus trip.  One more city. Please don't get me wrong - I have enjoyed this journey so much and been to places I knew nothing about and got an absolute kick out of them.  It's just all the long days on buses to only [...]


Like John Denver sang, we are on the road again. This time we are travelling from Bansko to Plovdiv. Situated on the Maritsa River, Plovdiv was once the meeting point of two ancient transportation routes.  The old town features lots of 18th and 19th century baroque houses, which sit alongside museums, mosques, galleries and Byzantine ruins.  [...]