On the 130th anniversary, I recreated part of the journey of the first person to cycle around the world on a bicycle. Taking it one day at a time. View the archive.

Sofia and cake

By Stuart Lowe on

Although Thomas Stevens didn't, I had a rest day in Sofia. I also had cake. He only went 50 something km today (in 1885) anyway. I'll catch up

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Kris the tour guide

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Roman ruins

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St George's church, Sofia

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Sofia

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Church

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Street dancing

My rest day involved a walking tour of the capital and hanging out with Eva from NZ and Luke from Omaha, Nebraska