Sweeping vistas reward grueling hike through central Bulgaria

Posted on Sunday, Dec 04, 2016
More difficult than any exam I've ever taken, more demanding than any job I've worked, and more strenuous than any exercise I've performed was scrambling for four days up peaks and navigating through thick fog and foreign signs for 30-plus miles, with 35 pounds of gear on my back, through Central Balkan National Park in central Bulgaria.