EU Day 39-40: 25th Birthday, Riding Blagoevgrad (BUL) to Sofia (BUL) and Rest

The big quarter century! I woke up at 4am to the sounds of thunder and heavy rain and went on the balcony to fetch our drenched laundry. Leo woke up too, wished me happy birthday and played the "Lisa it's your birthday" tune from The Simpsons, while we wrung out our wet clothes in the … Continue reading EU Day 39-40: 25th Birthday, Riding Blagoevgrad (BUL) to Sofia (BUL) and Rest

EU Day 38: Riding Lake Berovo (MKD) to Blagoevgrad (BUL)

We hoped today's ride would be easy, but we braced ourselves for the worst, since we had to cross the ridge between Macedonia and Bulgaria. It was a cool morning and we eased into the ride nice and early. We had lunch at the midpoint in Delchevo, but it was a dud restaurant which took … Continue reading EU Day 38: Riding Lake Berovo (MKD) to Blagoevgrad (BUL)