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)

EU Day 37: Riding Strumitsa (MKD) to Lake Berovo (MKD)

I've probably said this before, but this was by far, the hardest ride on the tour. Initially it was straightforward, but we knew there was going to be a tough climb after the petrol station at the 12km mark. The climb took me two and a half hours and at one point, I got off … Continue reading EU Day 37: Riding Strumitsa (MKD) to Lake Berovo (MKD)