Out of comfort zoneJuly 14 in Bulgaria
Never hiked a 30km path up to 2400m and slept in a tent in the mountains? I had not - until today!
Heavily overloaded with 4,25l of water, a tent for three, matress, sleeping bag and food for days, I hiked from the city Kalofer to Ray hut in the way to Botev peak in the afternoon. It took around 4hours.
Luckily, there were many others doing the same, so next to the hut (that is sold out months ago) a lot of Bulgarians just camped. I was the only international. But I was quite happy about the people, so it was clear there will be no bears.
The evening went away with a beer, a good conversation with Tanya and very strong cold windsRead more