Actually, if you’re planning to visit Bulgaria in your caravan or motorhome be sure to visit Camping Veliko Tarnovo. Language won’t be a barrier as the couple who own the site come from Cardiff and the site itself was beautiful. Owners of a Bailey Pageant, our trip across 21 countries in as many days struck a chord with Nick and Nicky Kinson and inspired them to write a blog about our visit on their website.
Crossing into Romania wasn’t without issue, but the palm-crossing process was slick, obviously well practised and didn’t eat into our already tight schedule.
Once across the border, the roads became our next challenge with any stretch of tarmac away from the newly-constructed dual-carriageway resembling a lunar landscape. Somehow, our fillings remained intact and we crossed into Hungary. That night we took refuge in a ‘ruin bar’ for a few hours, before heading for the Czech Republic the following morning.