A Journey to the Sounds of the Ages
things happen unexpected and decisions are being made for you… That
certainly was the case this year! Whilst browsing facebook for new
stories I noticed Marillion, my favorite band, announced a performance
on what must be one of the most magical venues in Europe, the ancient
Roman Amphitheater in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
To make things even better Manfred Mann’s Earth Band and The Devin Townsend Project were performing the two nights before and during the days also a Bulgarian wine-tasting was organized. This was all to good to be missed so my mind went in overdrive and came up with a cunning plan.
Although it would be
completely feasible to fly to Plovdiv just for the weekend I decided to
use the gigs as the ultimate excuse for a trip to two of the oldest
civilizations in Europe and explore both Romania and Bulgaria. A quick
research on the web confirmed what I was already expecting, both
countries might be unusual destinations for me but are certainly worth
Start the journey in Romania