121 Travel in 19th Century Bulgaria

This special episode is based on Marco Sholler's new book “This Unknown Land, how Geographers, Pharmacists, Novelists, Plant Hunters, War Correspondents, Engineers, Medical Men & Tourists Discovered & Experienced Nineteenth Century Bulgaria” and delves into how western Europeans experienced Bulgaria as visitors in the 19th century.



A map of the lower Danube (showing the floodplain but it also shows the towns we talk about)

Scholler's book, which you can buy at Janet45's website

A photo I took recently of a Han in Veliko Tarnovo