Things are improving in Bulgaria. Malko po malko, that is little by little the Bulgarian road system is improving with more and more highways opened. The Sofia-Burgas highway is ready since summer 2013. Be warned to have your car filled-up with petrol before you pass Plovdiv on your way to Burgas or before you leave Burgas on the way to Sofia. Our last test showed no stations on the highway between these cities. Only solution is to head into the country side.
The Pernik-Dupnitsa highway also opened in summer 2013. Now we anxiously wait for the opening of the Dupnitsa-Kulata stretch expected in 2015. Read more