Travel Blogs from Sofia, Bulgaria

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Sofia explained, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Sofia explained

A travel blog entry by peyton

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... and free hors d'oevres. Why don't more of the world's great museums consider renting out their collections to bars and nightclubs? Bulgaria blazes the way in creative fundraising opportunities. I read my book for an hour or so until it begins to rain and ...

We takes the capital by storm, my precious, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

We takes the capital by storm, my precious

A travel blog entry by gadelle

... . You know what I'll be eating when I get home? Pho. In this part of the world, in Romania and especially in Bulgaria, the staples seem to be tomatoes and cucumbers. In almost every meal we've eaten, the ubiquitous vegetables have made an appearance ...

Balkan Boob Jobs, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Balkan Boob Jobs

A travel blog entry by atlpilot36

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... on the tourist trail are neat but you look at Big Ben and the reaction is like "cool, next site now..."  Walk around Sofia a few hours and surprise discoveries like St. Georgy leave you really impressed when you think about how old they are. The best ...

Party time..., Krasno Selo, Bulgaria travel blog

Party time...

A travel blog entry by trusselltrust

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... by Breakthrough Christian Centre on behalf of the children and former residents of Doganovo Orphanage and held at the offices Bulgaria Red Cross in Sofia. There were fun and games, a magician,stories, food and of course presents (check out the video ...

Turkey - Already !!, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Turkey - Already !!

A travel blog entry by camel1

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Edirne (bit optemistic) or maybe still playing in Romania :-) Day 4 - Left Drobeta at 8:30 - Arrived at Sofia 5:00 Mileage 1900.  Wet wet wet. Well not from the start, it started cloudy and cold till I arrived at calafat which is the Romanian ...

FUN TRAIN TRAVEL & SOFIA, BULGARIA, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

FUN TRAIN TRAVEL & SOFIA, BULGARIA

A travel blog entry by unbound

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... forward on your knees while breathing in the smoke from the person in front of you. Everyone and their brother smokes here. Good game though. Bulgaria lost but it was fun to watch the fans. The section of fans next to us were caged in. Not sure why you'd ...

Sofia round 2, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Sofia round 2

A travel blog entry by chrisandhana

... bus stations so we would only have a short walk to catch our bus the next morning. After the heat and mosquito bites of Sofia the first time and in Veliko Tarnovo, the air conditioning, comfortable bed, bath and satellite TV were a real enforced ...

Ivo takes me to Plavdiv, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Ivo takes me to Plavdiv

A travel blog entry by magnumcy

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Ivo was nice enough to take me 150 km outside Sofia to a nice town called Plovdiv (the second biggest city in Bulgaria).  The drive was actually quite pleasant and I got to see some sweet Roman sites and eat an authentic Bulgarian meal with plum ...

It's worth all the effort, Dolna Banya, Bulgaria travel blog

It's worth all the effort

A travel blog entry by trusselltrust

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We made ourway to Bobov Dol this morning where we attended a children's party for familes of prisoners at the jail there. Most have the team have been to a party like this before but for laura and vera this was a new experience and both were moved by the ...

Sofia, Bulgaria - the good, the bad and the ugly, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Sofia, Bulgaria - the good, the bad and the ugly

A travel blog entry by love1017

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Sofia, Bulgaria - the good, the bad and the ...

Suffering of the little ones, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Suffering of the little ones

A travel blog entry by trusselltrust

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... lives around here but we need your help:if you want to find out more about how you can help fight for the long term future of young Bulgarians then visit our website or give me ring. God bless, Rich Parsons Bulgaria Operations Manager (UK) Trussell Trust ...

The Arrival, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

The Arrival

A travel blog entry by bohnsack

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Thr ...

Sofia, Capital of Bulgaria, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Sofia, Capital of Bulgaria

A travel blog entry by schwate

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... ist hier Nationalfeiertag, einige Museen hatten auch an diesem Tag zu... Bin zunaechst nach Boyana gefahren, einem Vorort von Sofia, mit oeffentlichen Verkehrsmitteln nur schwer zu erreichen, daher habe ich mir ein Taxi geleistet. Die Preise fuer Taxis ...

Into the Eastern Block, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Into the Eastern Block

A travel blog entry by chrisab14

... the border took about 5 hrs to pass. After the entrance we cleared the customs and one more check quickly and were off. Bulgaria has some pretty countryside at times, but other times its rather flat. Its an interesting place. The history here is quite ...

Speaking Wongolian, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Speaking Wongolian

A travel blog entry by pwong

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... being unable to make heads or tails of the street signs in Cyrillic.  But in hindsight, navigating Sofia was easy compared to everywhere else in Bulgaria ... at least some of the street signs here are in English!  And after a few weeks ...

Time for some new scenery, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Time for some new scenery

A travel blog entry by papayaprincess

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... fan of getting yelled at when I'm paying money to stay at a place...so don't stay at Internet Hostel... The lovely part of Bulgaria and Sofia are the cheap eats...and the signs which are more or less only in Cyrillic of course... For 5 euro you can have ...

Gorno Dragliste - the voluptuous mountains, Rila, Bulgaria travel blog

Gorno Dragliste - the voluptuous mountains

A travel blog entry by ivanandvlad

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We left Sofia and traveled by private bus to Rila where there was a very impressive monastery in the mountains. Vlad and Ivan were very hungry and went straight for lunch before going into the monastery. We found an excellent little restaurant by a ...

Day 3 update, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Day 3 update

A travel blog entry by jcq67

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We didn't actually find the amphitheatre but we did see an old church that was built in 300 ad that had some really cool paintings done in different time periods; we also saw the statute of Sophia.  Jacquie walked with her walker for close to 3 ...

Bulgaria part 2, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Bulgaria part 2

A travel blog entry by hrtravellers

... and feel comfortable finding what I need, and If I can't I can ask where and how to get there. Not the case in Bulgaria. Fortunately, as I said before, many people speak English. We settled on a restaurant called Olives, which had a very American, chain ...

Still friends...in Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Still friends...in Sofia

A travel blog entry by luro

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  We arrived in Sofia, Bulgaria at 6am after a 9 hour night-bus journey. It would have been about 6 hours if it wasn't for the 3 hours of getting on and off the bus at border contol where they took our passports from us and lined up the passengers in ...

Day 1 - Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Day 1 - Sofia

A travel blog entry by bedford10

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... justice. The cathedral was built in honour of Russian soldiers who died in some war during the 19th century, as a result of which Bulgaria gained its freedom. After the cathedral we continued to explore some more and stopped by a bar for a chilled beer in ...

Snagov to Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Snagov to Sofia

A travel blog entry by mctubbs

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... it seemed the tourist season was over. We gave up and drove to Bucharest, turned the car in, and flew to Sofia. In Sofia we took a taxi into downtown and stopped at a 4 star hotel. Apparently we looked like backpackers, since the desk clerk ...

What a week., Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

What a week.

A travel blog entry by trusselltrust

Today the team bade farewell to Mark and Sue who returned to the UK after an action packed week. we think it's fair to say that they both really enjoyed thier time hear and for Mark here will always be the unforgetable experience of Boychinovtsi (day ...

sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

sofia

A travel blog entry by misku

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... 'tott minket egy rendőr.a hapi telefonált is meg gyorsan ment. valami papírral jött vissza, szeritnem megbaszták. megérkeztünk sofi''ba. nem volt már sok idő sötétedésig. darabig stoppoltunk. hideg szél fújt, hófödte hegyek vettek ...

What do you give somone who has so little?, Skravena, Bulgaria travel blog

What do you give somone who has so little?

A travel blog entry by trusselltrust

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... . We also gave out boxes at Skravena School & Kindergarten, dropped boxes to a Roma run family project in the Faculteta district of Sofia and delivered boxes ready for some distributions that we will make next week. Check out todays' vid here.   ...

We made it to the Smith's place, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

We made it to the Smith's place

A travel blog entry by thecrabbs

We made it to Bulgaria this afternoon and were greeted by Paul Smith at the airport.  Unfortunately one of the suitcases didn't make it, but hopefully it will show up in the next day or two.  At least the one with our clothes in it made it OK, ...

Sojourn in Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Sojourn in Sofia

A travel blog entry by mrsmac

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... we saved $10 each by being given free admission. Being old does have some advantages!!!! This museum was fantastic. Bulgaria has a long history starting with Thracian tribes and continuing through Greek and Roman occupation. There were artefacts here ...

did you mean no, or no, it was yes?, The grand tour, Bulgaria travel blog

did you mean no, or no, it was yes?

A travel blog entry by triptalk

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... , the weather totally changed and nobody seems to like to open the windows.  We took in the downtown of sofia, met some nice iranians (just moved to bulgaria) who have a shwarma shop. Poor little Kimby had to leave so early to get her plane, and I ...

Sunday in Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Sunday in Sofia

A travel blog entry by jcq67

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We had big plans to go sightseeing - a fellow working here was kind enough to find out for us what was open on Sunday; but after a late breakfast some Sask folks took us on a tour of the hospital so we could see where to find everything.  They said ...

Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Sofia

A travel blog entry by jedhuggett

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Sofia wasnt a bad place. How ever as we spent only one night there we had very little time ther. We spent most of the day driving there and left early the next moring. We did have a short walk about in the city to see a few sights. Our hotel rooms were ...

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