Travel Blogs from Bulgaria

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Turkish Delight, Bulgaria and Turkey, Turkey travel blog

Turkish Delight

A travel blog entry by lucky

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... to trash which was littered all over the grass and tracks that were zipping by. "No, not like this." "Mmmm... " he answered "Bulgaria, no money" Nicoli was a crop duster on his way to the Sudan. This much i could get out of him but sign ...

Amphitheatres, Plovdiv, Bulgaria travel blog

Amphitheatres

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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Woke up this morning, from the strangest dream I was in the biggest army that the world has ever seen We were marching as one On the road to the holly grail Sadly, we said goodbye to Simon and Martina. I now only have Lucy to drink Bulgarian wine ...

Sofia as well as I can remember it..., Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Sofia as well as I can remember it...

A travel blog entry by gtrob

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... it is the number of days until Bulgaria will (probably) join the European Union. EU dynamics are extremely important and interesting in Bulgaria and Turkey, and the importance to citizens is immeasurable. Day 3 was spent trying to get to the top of a ...

Sofia In A Day, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Sofia In A Day

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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We had exactly one day to check out Sofia due to Dave and Natasha's schedule.   Looking at a general overview of the place we did not expect much since the city itself is not highly recommended.  Nevertheless, we set ...

Cafes of Bulgaria, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Cafes of Bulgaria

A travel blog entry by jesshiggins

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I wouldn't have thought to tack Bulgaria onto a trip to Europe, but my friend Alex, who I met in the Peace Corps, provided the perfect excuse. She's been living in Sofia for the past year, teaching English, working for USAID, and getting a basic grasp of ...

Short and sweet., Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Short and sweet.

A travel blog entry by extremelife

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... see while walking around the city so the next day I went to the bus station with a plan to try a smaller town in Bulgaria called Sandanski. I walked into the bus station and the first ticket booth I saw had Istanbul written all over it and it was calling ...

Kopristasta, Kopristasta, Bulgaria travel blog

Kopristasta

A travel blog entry by jag

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... a taxi, train, bus, train, bus and walk to finally get to our home-stay. Koprivshtitsa felt like the true heart of Bulgaria with the small village nestled in the Sredna Gora Mountains. The town itself was a mix of cobblestone streets, red-tile houses, ...

Cafes of Bulgaria, Part II, Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria travel blog

Cafes of Bulgaria, Part II

A travel blog entry by jesshiggins

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... . The path along the river was covered with plastic bottles, trash bags, bits of paper, etc. Like so many other countries, Bulgaria seems to have adopted the consumerist ways of the West before it could develop appropriate ways of dealing with the ...

Veliko Taranova, Veliko Taranova, Bulgaria travel blog

Veliko Taranova

A travel blog entry by jag

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Veliko Tarnovo was a much larger town than I had imagined but it was nonetheless set in an astonishing location. The U-shaped winding cliffs around the Yantra River lock in the Aveta Gora Park across the footbridge. The town itself dramatically starts at ...

Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Sofia

A travel blog entry by jag

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We headed from Istanbul into Bulgaria which was a bit of an unknown destination as we hadn't meet too many people who had ventured into this country and again once we arrived in Sofia there was next to no tourists about. We had definitely also turned a ...

Rilla Monastry, Rilla Monastry, Bulgaria travel blog

Rilla Monastry

A travel blog entry by jag

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This place was so relaxing and stunning and well worth the 120km drive south of Sofia. Rila is a tiny place, with a main centrepiece of the Monastery nestled amongst the Rila Mountains. Inside the stone monastery unfolded an irregular cobblestone pathed ...

Hannah's Birthday!, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Hannah's Birthday!

A travel blog entry by hrtravellers

... spend a birthday, although, I told Hannah that we have spend other birthdays doing far less than waiting in a train station in Bulgaria.  She soon agreed and we started to enjoy our cafe experience.  Luckily, this cafe -as most places in ...

Black sea!, Varna, Bulgaria travel blog

Black sea!

A travel blog entry by papayaprincess

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Our last city before Istanbul!  Varna, on the Black sea coast of Bulgaria... Because our hostel was so sweet, we ended up spending an extra night here...the hostel staff helped us around town and to get our laundry done...they had a barbecue for us ...

All change- but what about the kids?, Botevgrad, Bulgaria travel blog

All change- but what about the kids?

A travel blog entry by trusselltrust

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Today the team headed north east to familiar territort around the town of Botevgrad where we visited three orphanages and the House of Joshua, the first Trussell Trust funded project in our House of Opportunity Programme. Vidrare is home to 90 severely ...

Here, there and everywhere., Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Here, there and everywhere.

A travel blog entry by trusselltrust

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... for Social Change & Inclusion) Teodora (Tedi) Koleva: Director, FSCI Vera Kostadinova: Administrator, FSCI Rich Parsons: Bulgaria Ops Manager, TT Valya Stankovska: volunteer/translator Ivaylo (Ivo) Zahariev: volunteer Nikolai (Niki) Zlatev: ...

Travelling day today...., Varna, Bulgaria travel blog

Travelling day today....

A travel blog entry by jcontheroad

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... and will be sad to leave... The Turkey-Bulgaristan border was just fine, an hour to get out of Turkey and 5 minutes into Bulgaria, Schengen from now on until the UK that is...not anticipating any issues there!!!! So nothing else to report apart from the ...

Sofia without a clue, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Sofia without a clue

A travel blog entry by peyton

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... of much digging and construction and fenced off. Mariela tells me later that this is the National Palace of Culture, a relic from Bulgaria's communist past. Back on the street, I pass Sofia's Court of Justice, a columned edifice with a pair of prowling ...

Sopot and hiking in the Balkans, Sopot, Bulgaria travel blog

Sopot and hiking in the Balkans

A travel blog entry by love1017

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Photos from Sopot and the Balkan mountain range that surrounds the ...

Day 2 in Sophia, Sophia, Bulgaria travel blog

Day 2 in Sophia

A travel blog entry by thecrabbs

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... ; This cathedral took 42 years to build and was completed in 1924.  It was built to commemorate the liberation of Bulgaria from the Ottoman Empire (I'm largely plagiarizing from the guide-book here).  This church was by far the most impressive ...

pictures of my trip, Plovdiv, Bulgaria travel blog

pictures of my trip

A travel blog entry by tufty200

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Here are the picture from my recent visit to Plovdiv in Bulgaria to see my girlfriend Svetla, we also spent a day in Sofia while I was there. ...

Day 2, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Day 2

A travel blog entry by jcq67

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It was a bit of a rough day yesterday for Jacquie and we were wishing that we had booked a caregiver type room; but by about 10 pm Jacquie was feeling stronger and could manage on her own again.  Even though we were both very tired we didn't sleep ...

Bulgaria, Plovdiv and Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Bulgaria

A travel blog entry by lok

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... EU membership on 1.1.2007. An university student that I met at a cafe was concerned about the compatibility issue when Bulgaria gains full membership. I had Bulgarian banitsa - cheese filled pastries - for breakfast in Sofia. There are pizza joints ...

A day in Bulgaria, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

A day in Bulgaria

A travel blog entry by chrisab14

... . After that we walked down the main road and saw some more government buildings and the tour leader told us about Communism in Bulgaria. It was very interesting to hear from someone who has lived it. After that we saw more churches, and then to the St ...

Beautifully Ugly, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Beautifully Ugly

A travel blog entry by pwong

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... it's not uniformly beautiful - expectations like that obviously would only lead to disappointment and really, why would you come to Bulgaria if that's what you were looking for?  Sofia is severely lacking in tourist sights; some would even argue ...

The Black Sea, Bulgaria, Black Sea, Bulgaria travel blog

The Black Sea, Bulgaria

A travel blog entry by martinlizama

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Sofia, Bulgaria, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Sofia, Bulgaria

A travel blog entry by srb013

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... to write about today.  Bulgaria is beautiful, but there's not much going on here. We crossed the border into Bulgaria yesterday around noon.  It took just over an hour to get through, which was apparently significantly shorter than last ...

Americans, alcoholics and jar drinking, Karnobat, Bulgaria travel blog

Americans, alcoholics and jar drinking

A travel blog entry by samuelfensterhe

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Staying with Steve and Sharon in their tiny little village for the past 2 days was a welcome break and I felt as if I had known the two of them forever. Thet are two people who I deinitely know I will stay in touch with. In addition to this I am ...

Bulgaria the only country where no means Yes!!, Haskovo, Bulgaria travel blog

Bulgaria the only country where no means Yes!!

A travel blog entry by sg2oo3

    Well we got to Bulgaria also supposed to be dangerous to hitch through, but have found from the people that we are staying with that it is easy to hitch people are nice and don't ask for favors and it's so easy to hitch here you don't ...

Musaka, Bregovo, Bulgaria travel blog

Musaka

A travel blog entry by samuelfensterhe

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... my dinas in Negotin purchains some excellent chocolate and then made my way for the border. Straight away I could tell I was in Bulgaria. Everything here seems a lot more delapidated, where as Serbia was rustic, Bulgaria is just run down. I recruited the ...

The best campsite ever...., Bulgaria, Bulgaria travel blog

The best campsite ever....

A travel blog entry by passportday2010

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Well we arrived in Bulgaria yesterday after a very long drive in the front of a green house (front of bus) we were sooo hot but we were so glad to arrive. The campsite is amazing, it sooo clean and you even have to take off your shoes when you enter the ...

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