Category Archives: Eastern Europe

A day in Hungary

On Tuesday 26 April, it was time to head to Hungary – the day started dry, but Dan put paid to that by putting his still-wet laundry out to dry on the back of the bike, ensuring rain within 20 … Continue reading

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Dracula Drives a Dacia

Well actually, he probably doesn’t, but there are enough ageing Dacia 1310s around (which seem to be Renault 12s in drag) to lend an almost African feel to parts of rural Romania.  There’s more modern stuff around too of course, … Continue reading

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Bulgarian extra time

It was a blessing in disguise that there was no viable camping option near Sozopol.  Travelling along the border region inland had introduced Dan to a much more appealing side of Bulgaria than had been evident at the coast.  Biser, … Continue reading

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Hot on Dan’s heels

The topography of the land flattened and the appearance of the people had already started to change as Ed approached the border. Hungarian H-plates crowded in from seemingly nowhere and then the main road ended and through the deserted border and into the quiet, leafy Hungary Ed went. … Continue reading

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