Travel Blogs from Sofia, Bulgaria

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Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Sofia

A travel blog entry by frawldog

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After the long 14 hour train ride from Bucharest to Sofia, I finally arrived.  It was not what i expected at all.  The city is not very big.  It doesn't have skyscrapers.  It is not really run down, but also not nice.  Usually ...

Simply Sensational Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Simply Sensational Sofia

A travel blog entry by tonitsmith

After a a very long train trip we finally arrived in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria.  After getting our bearings in the train station we headed to our hotel in the heart of the business district - a great choice.  On arriving the porter came to ...

.:balkans:., Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

.:balkans:.

A travel blog entry by imohag

didn't have much time to visit sofia, as we discovered that the bus which was supposed to take us to skopje was completely full and we had to catch the train which was leaving much earlier than the ...

Time to break the spell, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Time to break the spell

A travel blog entry by keit3

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... biting your pen cap or jumping around with tongue out, humming your ABCs. Not that I've tried the latter.   Sofia: Here I am, I have arrived again in Bulgaria. Count them, four times I have landed in this city. What?? Four? Yes. And it’s sweet ...

Bus Ride to Koprivshtitsa, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Bus Ride to Koprivshtitsa

A travel blog entry by dmarek

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... It wasn't until I was back in the bus seeing Koprivshtitsa from a higher vantage point that I noticed that it could be Bulgaria's Kyoto.  There was a stream running through the middle of the village with numerous stone  bridges across it - just ...

Back for a night before heading home, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Back for a night before heading home

A travel blog entry by stevelegassick

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The mini mart shops are backbreaking work...for the customers! Apparently a relic of the Soviet era, when people ran shops out of their basements. They are still all over town! ...

Skiin, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Skiin

A travel blog entry by sha-m

a week full of maddness and towards the end snow!  oh my god the first few days were unreal and i became quite good friends with the ground due to my lack of being able to stand on the skiis! im telling you skiin is somuch harder than people let and ...

Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Sofia

A travel blog entry by elohim

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... mountain. If football matches take place in the town, no alcohol in bottels is being sold. I didn't find couchsurfers in Sofia being too responsive. Very nice arts culture also in Sofia (e.g. in front of Alexander Newski Cathedral). The interior design ...

Ahogadas en Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Ahogadas en Sofia

A travel blog entry by gabilan

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The Bosphorus Expense, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

The Bosphorus Expense

A travel blog entry by benstevens

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... been worked in years were left to rot and decay and rarely did we see a house that wasn't less than thirty years old. Clearly, Bulgaria was not doing well. At one stage we went past a huge ravine which had had a paper mill and plantation erected around ...

Eastern Europe, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Eastern Europe

A travel blog entry by frewcandy

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Photos ...

Sophia, Sophia, Bulgaria travel blog

Sophia

A travel blog entry by lizconnie

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The capital of Bulgaria, my one reason for coming to visit Bulgaria's largest and I think oldest Monestary.  Beautifully set amongst the Rila mountains in spectacular scenery, though all of Bulgaria seems to be covered in such gorgeous surrounds ...

into Bulgaria, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

into Bulgaria

A travel blog entry by yowzer215a

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... like a licorice flavored coffee. I politely got rid of it through the window... 10 ways to know you are in Bulgaria: 1) The shaking of heads - two sample conversations: Yael: Can I sit here? Lady: *shakes head* Yael moves on,thinking, ...

Finished walking tour of Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Finished walking tour of Sofia

A travel blog entry by joelwx39

... a bit. Then we went out and had some dinner before our walking tour started at 6. We had a really excellent time on the Free Sofia Walking tour. The guide, Boyko, was really fun to listen to. The two plus hours went by very quickly. Some of us went out ...

Sofia, mistero risolto, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Sofia, mistero risolto

A travel blog entry by girodeuropa

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... . E' stata costruita per commemorare i tanti soldati di tutti i paesi dell'area balcanica che sono morti per liberare la Bulgaria dal dominio turco. Passata la zona governativa, con gli alti palazzi del potere, sono arrivato al quartiere ottomano dove mi ...

Sofia, Bulgaria, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Sofia, Bulgaria

A travel blog entry by juicygirl1124

Chris and I got to spend our third anniverary together, even though he was deployed to Kosovo at the ...

Day 1 (01/06), Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Day 1 (01/06)

A travel blog entry by sofingo

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... before driving to the house. Georgi was the best tourist guide you could wish for and walked us through the history of Bulgaria and Sofia. After lunch in Sofia we drove for more than three hours through the beautiful Bulgarian landscapes. After the first ...

Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Sofia

A travel blog entry by robert_ba

Sofia ...

Sofia Archaeological Museum of History, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Sofia Archaeological Museum of History

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... with a camera so I wanted to get out of the way. When I saw the Turkish baths (which I didn't know they had one in Sofia) it was actually the archaeological museum so I went in to get away from all the police Later I read this wasn't the baths but ...

Sofia, Bulgaria ( 07/18/07 - 07/23/07 ), Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Sofia, Bulgaria ( 07/18/07 - 07/23/07 )

A travel blog entry by sherazch

Sophia, Bulgaria (Jul 17-July ...

Bulgaria, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Bulgaria

A travel blog entry by anneelise84

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I went to Sofia, Bulgaria for a weekend. Best site was by far the Rila ...

Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Sofia

A travel blog entry by smee_elaine

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My first venture into former Soviet Eastern Europe, and I wasn't too disappointed.  We wandered around the city fairly quickly so decided to take a bus tour to see a little more.  A highlight was definitely seeing the change of the guard - it ...

GW in Bulgaria, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

GW in Bulgaria

A travel blog entry by charitymutuku

GW arrives in Bulgaria from Abu ...

Families reunited, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Families reunited

A travel blog entry by trusselltrust

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... then it is time for the three hour trip back to Sofia. We travel quickly as we have an exciting appointment in Sofia prison this afternoon. For the second year running we have been invited by a group from Breakthrough Christian Centre to accompany them ...

Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Sofia

A travel blog entry by ludtjes

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... inhabitants, which is (also for that time) almost nothing.  To make it a capital of the then new state of Bulgaria, ministries, churches, theaters, villas and the like were built in a relatively short time. This makes the center look quite uniformly. ...

DAY 6- Last night in Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

DAY 6- Last night in Sofia

A travel blog entry by vmang

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Hello;  We are in our room packing for the early morning ride to the airport(5am).  Another wonderful day, we visited with all our new friends and met two new couples who just flew in today.  We were in the reception area when they came ...

Sofia- a charming city, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Sofia- a charming city

A travel blog entry by plimmerton

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... more than 600 years Bulgaria has been governed by others. Much of the city was bombed and destroyed in WW2.  Although Bulgaria has resisted taking sides and fighting, it has been occupied by other powers who have their own plans. At one ...

visite d'un superbe monastère, rila, Bulgaria travel blog

visite d'un superbe monastère

A travel blog entry by gadjoxav

on est au sud de Sofia dans les ...

On to Bulgaria, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

On to Bulgaria

A travel blog entry by ericjon97

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... three choices, but it was a nice change from reading the whole time. The countryside driving through Bulgaria was pretty nice, but I’m not overly impressed with Sofia.  It may still be too early to pass judgment just yet, but it doesn’t ...

Koprivshtitsa, Koprivshtitsa, Bulgaria travel blog

Koprivshtitsa

A travel blog entry by jphil8871

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Museum Town. Very ...

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