Third Eastern European Train Journey post on my sister blog ontrack.blog. Look out for number 4 posted on ontrack.blog tomorrow.
Zagreb to Split to Sarajevo to Belgrade to Sofia to Veliko Tărnovo
2012 saw Hamish & I take in the capitals of three of The former Yugoslav countries, finally get a proper look at Sofia and visit perhaps Bulgaria’s nicest small city.
First up the capital of Croatia. We resisted the temptation to visit Zagreb Zoo Zebra Enclosure and instead spent a couple of pleasant days walking around the laid back city, riding trams and eating & drinking in Tkalciceva pedestrian zone.
There is nothing startling about Zagreb, yet it is a good place to visit with plenty of eye-catching architecture, statues and squares making it ideal for a weekend break when added to the great choice of cafes & restaurants and the opportunity to zip around on modern trams.
Thirty-six hours did us fine though, just the right amount of time to see all we wanted and to purchase…
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