Image of the vegetation and light in the Devetashka Cave, near Lovech, Bulgaria

Day trip from Bucharest: What to see on the way to lovely Lovech

The cold outside is making me think about Summer, when we were actually struggling to escape the sun. Like our day trip from Bucharest when we got to discover the wilderness and nature of Northern Bulgaria. In just one day, we explored two incredible caves, admired cool emerald waterfalls, and visited the town of Lovech.  And we also entered Bulgaria twice in the morning. Wait, what?! Just read on and you’ll soon find out.

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Mathieu’s Adventures: The Beautiful Hike to Bastei Bridge, in Saxony

I ended up going on a hike to Bastei because I had to work from Germany (Saxony) for a few days in April.

Close to the end of the week, a German colleague shot the obvious question during lunch:
What did you plan for this weekend?

My colleagues and I didn’t have anything planned, so we asked for advice:
You should go to Bastei, it’s not too far. Perfect for a walk. Beautiful. You will love it!

It seemed nice enough, so that’s what we did. I actually didn’t pay much attention to the rest, because I like surprises, so I left my colleagues to take care of the details.

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