[430] 2020-02-02 Mountain Road 28km

Kopilovtsi ~ Al. Dimitrov
28km

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1. Today, I walk 28 kilometers over the 1,000-meter-high pass. I meet the biggest tough course, about 550 meters high.

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3. I start at 7:15 in the morning.

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4. I walk through the foggy road.

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6. The high sky is clear, but there is a thick fog near the ground…..

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7. As I enter the pass, there is a wonderful picture of landscape.

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11. On Sunday morning,there are few cars on the road which is an important highway connecting Sopia of Bulgaria and Scope od North Macedonia.

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13. This wonderful view is taken.

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16. After two hours walking, I met a mountain village.

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18. Taking rest at a tea house.

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19. Villagers are surprised. They are impressed that someone interprets the word “I am a traveler walking from Korea.” An older man takes a picture of me and posts it on Facebook. It is a global village. We are all neighbors and are all connected each other.

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20. A view of tea house.

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24. I see the peak of the pass. I am walking about 12km today

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25. I eat lunch at a restaurant on the peak of the pass. It is a wonderful wood house.

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26. I am in the mirror of door.

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27. Lunch is skewers and bread.

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28. I prepare to start again.

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29. The owner of the restaurant waves to leaving me.

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31. This neighborhood seems to be a wildlife sanctuary.

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34. There is a lake in the refreshing downhill.

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36. Among the cars passing through this road, there are many people who wave to me with horning as if welcoming.
Was there a rumor about a walking traveler from Korea?

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37. When I reach the plains beyond the mountains, a farmer sees the traveler walking and gives me a gift: it looks like solid state honey. I taste it. Oh, honey too. He is a beekeeper. A great gift for a traveler.

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38. In Europe and Australia, a solid state honey is populous.

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39. I tasted it properly in the hostel. I feel a deep, sweet taste.
I’ll thank for the honey at every time eating.

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40. I walked over the pass completely.

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41. Walks the plain for an hour.

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43. I see a railroad track back to the quarters.

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45. I arrive at the today’s destination, a small simple station. Ten minutes before the train arrival.
A dog loitered and lay down beside me.

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46. Train timetable.

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47. A fine sight viewed through the window on the running train.

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Categories: 17. Bulgaria, Course and Diary

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