Travel Blogs from Sofia, Bulgaria

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Parks and Churches, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Parks and Churches

A travel blog entry by meganfisher

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... it is really dry here. Also, they use push lawn mowers for the upkeep, so clearly it takes forever to accomplish anything. Apparently Bulgaria is the poorest country in Europe, and at times this is really evident. I hung out in a few of the parks and ...

Oct 07, 2015, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Oct 07, 2015

A travel blog entry by impressionsbykk

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Russia hotel, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Russia hotel

A travel blog entry by williebobs

We must come back here as it really was a flying visit (see Issue 23 for ...

Santa's new groove- Sasho has all the moves., Lipnitsa, Bulgaria travel blog

Santa's new groove- Sasho has all the moves.

A travel blog entry by trusselltrust

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The focal point of our day was the visit to Lipnitsa. After breaking out of the five day old fog stuck over Sofia it was a real relief to find the sun smiling down on us as we drove in to the orphanage/school. Predictabaly excitement levels were high. ...

Rila Monastery, Rila, Bulgaria travel blog

Rila Monastery

A travel blog entry by spsadventures

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... had thought that $50 per day for food, souvenirs, hostel, tips, tours etc would be just about right. I was far off as Bulgaria is much cheaper than expected. So, we strolled down the main pedestrian boulevard to look for something useful to buy and use ...

Chapter 6: Vampires and Gypsies, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Chapter 6: Vampires and Gypsies

A travel blog entry by twittg

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... country since the 1989 communist fall to re-elect the communists back into power. Maybe the elections were rigged, who knows. Bulgaria uses the cyrillic alphabet, so reading anything is difficult. Adds to the fun when traveling and figuring out which bus ...

Bulgaria part 1, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Bulgaria part 1

A travel blog entry by hrtravellers

In the next few posts I am going to try to relate some of the experiences that Hannah and I had on our adventure to Bulgaria. The first post will mostly be about our journey to Sofia and arriving at our apartment. The second will be about our adventures ...

Sofia - retrouvailles avec Yvo, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Sofia - retrouvailles avec Yvo

A travel blog entry by petitexpress

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On est arrive a Sofia chez un ancien ami de David, Yvo, avec qui il a etudie au Cegep a Montreal. On est tous aller acheter quelques bieres et de quoi se faire une bonne bouffe des notre arrivee afin de prendre du temps pour jaser et rire un peu... ...

Bulgarian Patriots, Koprivshtitsa, Bulgaria travel blog

Bulgarian Patriots

A travel blog entry by mctubbs

We hired the same driver to take us to Koprivshtitsa, which was the home to many of the central figures in the April Uprising for Bulgarian Independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1876.While the uprising was quashed, it led to the eventual independence ...

Bulgarie, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Bulgarie

A travel blog entry by mleleu

qsd ...

Stumble, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Stumble

A travel blog entry by ktowell

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... the bustle I expect from an airport.  It was kind of cool.  Borders are so over-hyped these days.  Arriving in Bulgaria was more like spending a weekend at a friend’s house when the friend is out of town.  They just leave the ...

The furthest point from home, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

The furthest point from home

A travel blog entry by rupz12

... at this hostel, which was 1 of the most interesting 1s yet: a wooden cabin hidden behind a garage door! I recommend anyone visiting Sofia to stay at hostel mostel! The first day, we literally saw all the possible sights and just chilled in a country ...

How long can we keep this up?, Sofýa, Bulgaria travel blog

How long can we keep this up?

A travel blog entry by borowicki

... crossing the boarder took an agonizing two hours. So after a distinct lack of sleep and the need for a good shower we arrived in Sofia. This was merely a stop over and we were aware that we would have to wait till later in the afternoon to take the bus. ...

Belgrade to Sofia, Bulgaria, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Belgrade to Sofia, Bulgaria

A travel blog entry by michael_bromby

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... twice as long. I crossed the border under a clear sky but things soon got foggy and cold again as I climbed the first hill into Bulgaria. My legs ached and the downhill was a relief when it fýnally came after about 15km. I longed for rest. The road ...

It starts., Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

It starts.

A travel blog entry by binni

Last day of being a resident of the UK and day one of the long awaited Eastern Europe trip!! I am in Sofia, Bulgaria. If I am honest, I mainly chose to start here because I thought Sofia is a pretty name - don't know much about the place. And - more ...

Sofia, Bulgaria, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Sofia, Bulgaria

A travel blog entry by martinlizama

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May 01, 2012, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

May 01, 2012

A travel blog entry by loveambassadors

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Tea House (Chai vav fabrikata), Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Tea House (Chai vav fabrikata)

A travel blog entry by greekcypriot

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... . The band and performers were professionals and the sound extremely great.   In all, out of all restaurants I visited while in Sofia, I grade this one as the #1. Not exactly for its cuisine which was ok, but for all the rest. The relaxing ...

Sofia, pretty name, pretty city., Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Sofia, pretty name, pretty city.

A travel blog entry by binni

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... more than museums, floors worn away by the trasping of tourists rather than the knees of people seeking God? *Today's fact for the day - Saints Ciril and Methodius of BULGARIA invented the Cyrillic alphabet. Not Russians as most would be led to ...

Thank heaven for little mermaids, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Thank heaven for little mermaids

A travel blog entry by londonpenguin

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... , our daily itineraries, a restaurant listing, a map, a few pages of Bulgarian vocabulary, some pre-stamped post-cards, a history of Bulgaria, some lovely cookies and, best of all, a bottle of water. I think I like these Bulgarians! ;) Walked out a while ...

Rest & reflect, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Rest & reflect

A travel blog entry by trusselltrust

Had a good rest today but here are some thoughts on our first ...

elsőnapi előremenet, Kalotina, Bulgaria travel blog

elsőnapi előremenet

A travel blog entry by misku

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Szóval reggel korán indululás volt. valami hét felé már kinvoltunk a helyünkön az út mellett. rövidesen jött is egy auto.épp beférünk fiatalok mentek szegedre. elég rendesek voltak.zenészek meg okosak. csellon játszott a gyerek meg ...

Ivan Vazov National Theatre  - Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Ivan Vazov National Theatre - Sofia

A travel blog entry by greekcypriot

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... closed when I dropped by, curious to see the interior at least!   It is one of the most ornate buildings in Sofia, built in 1907 by the Austrian architects Helmer & Felner. (Austrian Neo-baroque style)   Although the interior was ...

Sofia jalutuskäik, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Sofia jalutuskäik

A travel blog entry by anneristo

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Hommikul viisin Kőku tööle ja asusin teisi äratama. Otsustasime Tammega teha vaiksema päeva ja kőndida niisama linna peal. Anne viisime kaubanduskeskusesse. J Linn on vanu nőuka jäänukeid täis. Esimesena otsustasime vaadata Nőukogude armee ...

Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Sofia

A travel blog entry by b.a.manzella

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... and talking with the Turkish truck drivers. Decided spending any more time there would be useless. Walked back onto the boulevard into Sofia, asked for directions from a woman who spoke to English so she got on the bus and took me to the train station. ...

Sofia so Good, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Sofia so Good

A travel blog entry by gr8escape

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... downtown.  Nice. We wandered around for a while, had a giant fight for good measure to get it out of the way for Bulgaria, and found the car rental place in some back alley of Sofia, complete with giant guard dog. We left Sofia immediately if not ...

Hi from Iva, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Hi from Iva

A travel blog entry by lionsinbulgaria

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... I got to see some friends in the capital and my family back home. On June 1st Liz, Caroline, Lauren, Lesli and Anne arrived in Sofia to start this adventure. We've only had one full day so far and Liz described it pretty well. I want to mention some ...

A Rila Beautiful Place, Rila, Bulgaria travel blog

A Rila Beautiful Place

A travel blog entry by gr8escape

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... little restaurant back down the road to Rila where the people were SO friendly, the wine delicious, my cheese stuffed peppers awesome and the company sparkling.  I am a big fan of this place.  Good job Bulgaria, this TOTALLY makes up for ...

The Soviet Bloc, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

The Soviet Bloc

A travel blog entry by adzane

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... ruled by the Ottoman Empire for hundreds of years. Yet, while Turkey retains a Muslim and somewhat Middle-eastern identity, Bulgaria was under the influence of communistic USSR for decades and identifies as more western. Sofia and Istanbul have a ...

Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Sofia

A travel blog entry by queenietord

Drove through without stopping - best ...

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