Macedonia

Macedonia

  Back in high-spirits, we headed across to Macedonia, knowing that as it was the first non-EU country we were visiting and the first that my insurance did not cover, and it was a Sunday, so we were expecting to find the border crossing difficult and lengthy. This...
Bulgaria

Bulgaria

Let me start by saying that I have continued my Romanian Smile Game and the Bulgarian’s are already 2-0 up. However, they’re still batting a pretty low average (that’s right, I made a sports joke) We knew very little about Bulgaria when we arrived...
Romania: Part 2

Romania: Part 2

When we finally arrived at the highly recommended town of Sighisoara, and found the best camp site I had ever stayed in (although Dee strongly disagrees). The facilities left a lot to be desired; in fact it was little more than a field, but it was on a hill looking...
Romania

Romania

I’m writing this post in the shadow of Vlad Dracul’s Castle in the Făgăraş Mountains  It is what I had originally imagined and what I’m sure most do as they think of Romania  but apart from the odd tourist hot-spot like this one, that could not be...