Travel Blogs from Sofia, Bulgaria

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Sofia, Bulgaria, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Sofia, Bulgaria

A travel blog entry by lizmcconnell

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... "no" and sometimes reverse these gestures when they know they are speaking to tourists, so communication can become very confusing. Bulgaria is a member of the European Union, however, their economy is so low that they use a local currency, rather than ...

Best Laid Plans..., Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Best Laid Plans...

A travel blog entry by dadonatrain

... earlier posts for the reason why I can't take bus rides longer than about 45 minutes). I had made the trip back to Bulgaria after Istanbul as my second reason for visiting Bulgaria:  there is a very good scenic train ride between Septemvri and ...

Zdrave!, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Zdrave!

A travel blog entry by kellyo

15

... direct and cover their eyes. Not in Bulgaria. And it's great. I think this is how life should be. No secrets. Second, Bulgaria has a bunch of really cool museums. John and I only made it to the Museum and National History, but I definitely wanted to go ...

Sweeping Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Sweeping Sofia

A travel blog entry by nadyapb

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... in France and worked there for a while, then moved to London. Kremena and I tend to meet up all over the globe except in Bulgaria. On my trip to Asia 3 years ago, we bumped into each other in Singapore after not having seen each other for at least 7 ...

Hostel/Hotel, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Hostel/Hotel

A travel blog entry by vmang

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It was 11:30pm when we finally came to our room last night so I headed straight to bed. We had a 500 km round trip yesterday. It was wonderful but a long day. I found out that the hostel rooms are just like hotel rooms. They have the same kind of high ...

Dimistrovgrad - Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Dimistrovgrad - Sofia

A travel blog entry by achim

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22.05.2011 33. Etappe Start: Dimitrovgrad Hotel Amfora Startzeit:  8:00 Uhr km: 69 Gesamt km: 2491 Ziel: Sofia Hostel Mostel Grenzuebertritt nach Bulgarien An der serbisch/bulgarischen Grenze wird an einem Güterzug eine Lok hinten angesetzt und ...

SOFT ON SOFIA, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

SOFT ON SOFIA

A travel blog entry by tezzatravels

... on yet another Embraer 170 plane. Once the plane levelled off, did more Blurb blurbs, almost getting done.   Entry into Bulgaria was fine. Went through passport control and got it stamped without any further questions. Bag came along fairly quickly. ...

May 17, 2010, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

May 17, 2010

A travel blog entry by luciagreco

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May 17, 2010, Rila Monastery, Bulgaria travel blog

May 17, 2010

A travel blog entry by luciagreco

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Skopje, a capital to rememeber, Rila Monastery, Bulgaria travel blog

Skopje, a capital to rememeber

A travel blog entry by kirstyandlogan

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... there (it was Logan's favourite capital so far).  So that was it for Macedonia for us and we made our way into Bulgaria. The border crossing was easy and we headed straight for the mountains to a famous monastery, which we will visit in the ...

To Bulgaria!, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

To Bulgaria!

A travel blog entry by katyandjames

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... 's to get ready for a night out - Hayden very kindly sacrificed his Lady Gaga ticket so I could go with Iona! While we were at the concert the boys had dinner and drinks near home. We can't believe how cheap everything is here! Bulgaria was a good choice! ...

world, Delcevo, Macedonia travel blog

world

A travel blog entry by combe

combe ...

Are we there yet?, Botevgrad, Bulgaria travel blog

Are we there yet?

A travel blog entry by trusselltrust

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It's fair to say that this is probably not anyone’s favourite day of the Summer Camp trip; not least because of the in-human starting hour in the small hours of the morning. Pete Cole started the morning with -50 points for his "are we there yet" ...

"Bulgaria is the new place to be"

A travel blog entry by soletraveller

... flight deal. So, when I met a new group of well-travelled students from another university, I was quickly enticed by their lifestyle. "Bulgaria is the new place to be" they told me and with the Easter holidays fast approaching, I rushed to book my ...

pectopaHt. What does that spell?, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

pectopaHt. What does that spell?

A travel blog entry by garynbrown

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... didn’t have stories about our language difficulties, we wouldn’t have stories. Since the day before we arrived in Bulgaria, I have been practicing the language basics of Bulgarian: hello, please, thank you, counting to ten, etc—you ...

It's a bit hot, Botevgrad, Bulgaria travel blog

It's a bit hot

A travel blog entry by trusselltrust

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Today has been about forward thinking- not something we can always be credited with but occasionally we think about stuff before we do it. Not that the results improve but we feel it's best to show willing. This am the youth team spent some time on their ...

Overnight stay in majestic Rila Monastery, Rila Monastery, Bulgaria travel blog

Overnight stay in majestic Rila Monastery

A travel blog entry by kristoffero

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... was spent on admiring amazing frescoes set in a stunning mountain setting. Although the monastery is an iconic tourist destination in Bulgaria, and rightly so, my overnight stay in there was bordering the surreal. I left hotel in the morning for nice ...

Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Sofia

A travel blog entry by lorochka

... But I didn't have any particular place to be.  So, if you are travelling under similar circumstances, I recommend. Here in Sofia we are staying with friends.  Unfortunately, a lot of our time thus far has been consumed with the solidification ...

Exploring Sofia's Churches, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Exploring Sofia's Churches

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... and taking pics. This area was certainly a lot safer than before but it was an extreme of such a heavy police presence I know Bulgaria is known for police corruption,  a reason their EU membership was delayed a year from 2006 to 2007. Even at the ...

Il massiccio, Rila, Bulgaria travel blog

Il massiccio

A travel blog entry by wandergal

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... addormentare sosdisfatti su materassi assolutamente scomodi. Giovedì è giornata di discesa verso il monastero più trendy della Bulgaria, il Rila. Ci arriviamo dopo 5 faticose ore e 1200 metri di dislivello in discesa prima tra prati di alta ...

Peter and Kevin do Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Peter and Kevin do Sofia

A travel blog entry by captaindort

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... written in which the south of Bulgaria was given back to the Ottoman Empire (albeit as an autonomous region). Therefore, Sofia became Bulgaria's new capital city; not just because they wanted a fresh start, but because it was handily located closer to ...

Charming Sofia! My first Eastern Europe layover, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Charming Sofia! My first Eastern Europe layover

A travel blog entry by ms_donabee

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Facade is unlike other big hotels,  nothing so especial about the hotel building. Its not even located at the central business district. My first thought was, why we were not put in a much bigger, known hotel?  Inside is different story. It was ...

Sofia på sitt beste, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Sofia på sitt beste

A travel blog entry by fatherandson

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... også bort til plass Narodno Sabranie, hvor Tsar Alexander II sitter til hest og skuer mot parlamentet. Det var han som frigjorde Bulgaria fra tyrkerne. Nå var det lunsjtid. Vi spiste på McDonald’s på Graf Ignatiev i dag. Etterpå hoppet vi på ...

Last call, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Last call

A travel blog entry by trusselltrust

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... presents and seeing so many happy faces. We have had a lot of difficulty shooting video this year as child institutions in Bulgaria are increasingly tightening policy around photography and film but we have done our best to bring you some clips which we ...

First post, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

First post

A travel blog entry by renaud.fra

first ...

Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Sofia

A travel blog entry by scatabout

... as much travelling on motorways.   At the top of the mountains we crossed over the border from Macedonia into  Bulgaria.     The total distance we will be travelling from Vienna to Istanbul is 3500kms.   Drove ...

Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Sofia

A travel blog entry by scatabout

... to take the bus, and it was a really great evening.     A beautiful place high up on the hills around Sofia.    The meal started with a very nice salad, then cheese and red pepper croquets, then chicken and port kebabs, ...

Welcome !, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Welcome !

A travel blog entry by bgtimes

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Rila Monastery & Storks, Rila, Bulgaria travel blog

Rila Monastery & Storks

A travel blog entry by dmzs-trip

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We went to the Rila Monastery today.  It is the largest and most famous Eastern Orthodox monastery in Bulgaria.  It is in the Rila Mountains south of Sofia by the Rilska River and 3,763 feet above sea level.  It is a very peaceful and ...

Just woke up!, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Just woke up!

A travel blog entry by markdoch

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Hello everyone!  Thanks for your thoughts and well wishes!!!  You are all awesome!!   It has become a little bit of a ritual where Kim reads the your messages and I smile broadly!!  Again thank you so much for following this... ...

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