Travel Blogs from Bulgaria

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Shumen & Balchik: Legacies of the monarchies, Shumen, Bulgaria travel blog

Shumen & Balchik: Legacies of the monarchies

A travel blog entry by jcrane


Our guidebook recommended Shumen, where we could see the largest Ottoman mosque in the country. It didn't tell us that it is under major reconstruction, and that other than the mosque, the city is an example of communist blight. Our hotel was a ...

Varna: The city of the lost Crusade, Varna, Bulgaria travel blog

Varna: The city of the lost Crusade

A travel blog entry by jcrane


... never asked us if we ever wanted anything else. In the Czech Republic, when you finish a beer, they immediately bring you another. In Bulgaria, they just took our glasses and walked away. And then there is the bill. It was always a game - and we got to ...

Not much to say about this place., Burgas, Bulgaria travel blog

Not much to say about this place.

A travel blog entry by hodgo7

We only stopped here for one night enroute to Romania. Just went walkabout and found an outdoor bar. Had a group of around 20 of us there getting stuck in. Went to Planet Hollywood or something like it that night. Played a bit of cards and ended up ...

Veliko Tarnovo, Veliko Tarnavo, Bulgaria travel blog

Veliko Tarnovo

A travel blog entry by lizconnie


This town is larger than what i expected, though it does have the second largest university in Bulgaria which explains the large and young population in the streets and the trendy bars.  The city is overlooked by the huge 12th century citadel, which ...

Sofıa to Istanbul vıa plovdıv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria travel blog

Sofıa to Istanbul vıa plovdıv

A travel blog entry by cherylandjeff

We got ınto Plovdıv around fıve pm. What was supposed to be an easy hotel to fınd ended up beıng a several hour wıld goose chase but we dıd fınd ıt ın the end. Dıdn't do to much there other than have ...

In the soup, Botevgrad, Bulgaria travel blog

In the soup

A travel blog entry by trusselltrust


Today was our first full day with the Lipnitsa kids and full really is the word. Another day of beautiful sunshine allowed us to get to the sea early to make the most of the morning. After yesterday's strong wind and large waves the sea was really calm ...

Day 5 After, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Day 5 After

A travel blog entry by vmang


... (we only shop together when we are away from home!), Gary bought 2 pair of sandals & I bought nothing. My souvenir of Bulgaria is my treatment! Speaking of treatment, I'm going to have a massage tomorrow. Figured that would be a good thing to do ...

The madness has begun!, Kranevo, Bulgaria travel blog

The madness has begun!

A travel blog entry by trusselltrust


Despite the unpleasant 4am start and the tiring eight hour bus journey from Botevgrad to Kranevo Summer Camp 2012 has finally begun! On arrival at Lipnitsa Orphangae School to collect the children the shrieks and squeals of excitement could be ...

Blagoevgrad, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria travel blog


A travel blog entry by townsvilleduo


... Rila Monastery which was built in the 1830s It was quite spectacular with its four levels of colorful balconies, huge courtyard and Bulgaria's grandest monastery church. It is 22Ks east of Rila and deep in the forests of the Rila Mountains. The scenery ...

Suprisingly nice Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Suprisingly nice Sofia

A travel blog entry by richardcowley


... nice and you notice all the nice shops and tree lined streets which are great for strolling along. Final thoughts on Bulgaria I have been presently surprised with Bulgaria. The capital Sofia is alot nicer than Romania's Bucharest the rural area was ...

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