It seemed that we had taken a wrong turn. We were somewhere in Ukraine trying to make our way to Odessa during the Mongol Rally. The highway looked nice, but our gps was telling us that we had to take a right and get on the side road.
The Balkan Peninsula is a piece of land bounded by several seas. Adriatic, Mediterranean, Ionian, Aegean, Black and Marmara seas.
Plovdiv, Bulgaria is a historical treasure-trove, with some claiming it is the oldest city in Europe. There are many European cities which lay claim to being Europe’s oldest city. Contenders include Athens, Nessebar in Bulgaria and the port city of Cadiz in Spain. However, another Bulgarian city also claims this title. Plovdiv is in the Thrace region of Bulgaria, and… Read More