Hiking Bulgaria’s Stunning Seven Lakes in May

Letter 144 After leaving Sofia we took a couple of buses to the small mountain town of Sapareva Banya where we planned for a relaxing stay before moving back to city life.┬áIn the 3 days we spent here we took a chair lift up to over 2000m, hiked around Rila's seven lakes in the sun, … Continue reading Hiking Bulgaria’s Stunning Seven Lakes in May

Hiking in Montenegro’s Black Mountains

Letter 115 "At least one of you will probably experience vertigo" said our hostel owner and expert on all things in Durmitor National Park. Would it be me? I'd never been to 2,500m before - I hadn't even been to the tallest peak in the UK, which only rises to a measly 1,345m - so … Continue reading Hiking in Montenegro’s Black Mountains