Exploring cultures and communities – the slow way

Until now there has been just a single bridge crossing the Danube to link Romania with Bulgaria. That now looks set to change.

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The Bulgarian town of Vidin is hardly a pretty spot. The old ramparts of the Baba Vida citadel line the riverside parks, but few visitors linger to see the mosque, the abandoned synagogue and the handful of handsome churches. Vidin is a place one passes through, more by accident than design, when travelling from western Bulgaria to neighbouring Romania.


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and Susanne Kries manage hidden europe, a Berlin-based editorial bureau that supplies text and images to media across Europe. Together they edit hidden europe magazine. Nicky and Susanne are dedicated slow travellers. They delight in discovering the exotic in the everyday.

This article was published in hidden europe 10.