Archives for : May 2015



  After a reasonably easy border crossing we rode into the Bulgarian countryside to visit the Rila Monastery, a UNESCO world heritage site. Just to prove it’s a small world before we walked inside the monastery’s grounds a couple of men came up, friends of Nikos, our buddy in Athens!                               The capital, Sofia, is a wonderful city where we visited the Alexander Nevski Church with its golden dome and the smaller and less ornate, but …