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One Week In Varna, Bulgaria

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For the last eight days I’ve been living and working in Bulgaria’s third largest city – Varna.

Varna has really surprised me. The people are nice, there are bike paths all over the place, the food is good, and I’ve seen more naked people in this one city than I have in any other city in the world (although some of the places I visited in Croatia and Montenegro come awfully close.

While the city is a little rough around the edges at times, I could easily spend another two to three weeks here. I will honestly be sad to leave when I cycle out of the city tomorrow afternoon.

About Darren Alff

My goal as the Bicycle Touring Pro is to give you the confidence and inspiration you need to travel by bicycle anywhere in the world. I do all of the work on this website by myself. Since 2007, all of the articles, books, emails, interviews, photos, podcasts and videos have been created by me in my spare time. Thanks to the generous donations I receive from readers like you, I'm able to focus on creating regular, high-quality content; invest further in developing the website; and cover the costs related to my bicycle touring activities.

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  1. Norman Coutts

    September 17, 2012 at 9:41 am

    Some nice images. Shabby chic describes the city well? Norman

  2. Tron68

    June 25, 2014 at 7:11 am

    Another poor Bulgarian city who desperately tries to raise up with cheap glamour.

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