Travel Blogs from Sofia, Bulgaria

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Day 1, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Day 1

A travel blog entry by jcq67

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Hi everyone! Got to the hospital at 9 am for our 9:30 appointment; but didn't get registered and examined until 10:30; Jacquie went for her procedure at 2 pm and was back by 4 pm.  The Dr said 75% blockage in the left jugular and no stenosis in the ...

Day 5, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Day 5

A travel blog entry by jcq67

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We had a fairly relaxing day; went out to a supermarket to get some "rainbow spice"; our cab driver was very kind and took us right to the door and waited for us - in fact he came in to carry our bag out.  Then we went to the hospital to pay the ...

The Ace of Spades, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

The Ace of Spades

A travel blog entry by mviglianco

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... was very scenic as we made our way over the Stara Planina mountains, which cross from West to East in Central Bulgaria. If you just found yourself in Sofia, you'd probably find it a bit rough or all out scary. I don't even know anymore because you just ...

Borovetz, Borovetz, Bulgaria travel blog

Borovetz

A travel blog entry by tomer

... season, so we slept in a renovated 2 star hotel. The furniture in the room had these wool coverings which were very popular in Bulgaria during the 70s and still very much used in the more cold areas, they creeped me out. In the evening we drove to ...

Un samedi a Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Un samedi a Sofia

A travel blog entry by billboquet

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sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

sofia

A travel blog entry by fabien

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sofia is a nice city... we met nice guy doing some BMX, we walked a lot in the city and we were so happy to see the 'soldier"... (excuse my english you'll see them on a ...

Bulgaria for the 2nd time, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Bulgaria for the 2nd time

A travel blog entry by schwate

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Hallo zusammen, bin um 7:30 morgens in Sofia angekommen, zwischen Griechenland und Bulgarien gibt es schon noch eine Grenzkontrolle, obwohl beide Staaten der EU angehoeren. Auch in Sofia war schoenstes Wetter, musste allerdings feststellen, dass am ...

Rila Monastery, Rila Monastery, Bulgaria travel blog

Rila Monastery

A travel blog entry by schwate

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... bin ich zum Rila Kloster gefahren, dem Jerusalem Bulgariens, UNESCO Weltkulturerbe und in 1000m Hoehe in den Pirin Bergen gelegen. Von Sofia bin ich zunaechst mit dem Bus nach Dupnitsa gefahren, 60km im Sueden, 2,50 Euro fuer die Fahrt. Dupnitsa ist ...

An embarrassing day for me all round really, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

An embarrassing day for me all round really

A travel blog entry by eastin80

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Embarrassing moment # 1: I had been hearing a song around the traps quite a few times and it is very catchy and I quite liked it. I figured that it must be a Eurovision style singer from the Balkans or somewhere nearby and that I would Shazam it and then ...

Yelling on the Street, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Yelling on the Street

A travel blog entry by bsuarez

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... Sofia. It was not a reflection on my view of the city. I said that in the paragraph above too. I had a wonderful time in Sofia - especially in its nightlife. I repeat, I will never say "I had a bad time in Sofia" because I actually had a good time ...

It's not over 'til the Fat Santa dances..., Vratsa, Bulgaria travel blog

It's not over 'til the Fat Santa dances...

A travel blog entry by trusselltrust

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Wednesday 14th saw our teams spilt in two to cover seven different deliveries in sone extremely variable locations and circumstances. For the first team today was very different to yesterday's experience with young children in Gurkovo where we ...

Sophia, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Sophia

A travel blog entry by djmitchos

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Not much to say about this place, it was more a connection stop than a city stop. Sore ANOTHER church, then had macca's and that was my Sophia experience. Although buying alcohol was a pretty funny experience, it was just this little window literally on ...

Going home, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Going home

A travel blog entry by lionsinbulgaria

Caroline, Lauren and Leslie are in the air. Anne is at the gate in Sofia and Liz is at the computer in Sofia airport. We are sad to leave Bulgaria but happy to be heading home to family, pets and friends. The trip was way more than we expected with ...

Sailing on Lake Iskar, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Sailing on Lake Iskar

A travel blog entry by bilieva

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A beautiful afternoon sailing on Lake Iskar, 40 km from Sofia. This is the lake where I learned to sail many years ago, and it was wonderful to go back. We sailed with my cousin Reny, her husband Rosen on their boat. Their little girls Bobi and ...

And The Journey Begins..., Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

And The Journey Begins...

A travel blog entry by sabrinapm

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SO………… we are back on the road AGAIN! We are taking the summer to travel through Europe on our way to China.  Once in China I will be left behind to study Chinese, live with a Chinese family, as well as teach English.  ...

Sleeping in Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Sleeping in Sofia

A travel blog entry by katevoss

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Thursday 7th June This morning woke up early to get the 8.30am bus from Skopje to Sofia. The bus ride took 5 or so hours during which time I slept, ate my breakfast pizza slice, attempted some blogging which failed, and listening to the Bulgarian ...

What's Bulgarian for Cheshire Oaks?, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

What's Bulgarian for Cheshire Oaks?

A travel blog entry by shiiuga

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... in the room the first couple of nights, but apparently the heaters were not working properly and it has been fixed now. Bulgaria is, as I expected, very different from anywhere else I have been.  The culture is very different, and much more ...

Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Sofia

A travel blog entry by p45

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... relics.  Very tempting to buy a souvenir or 2 and then it started to rain hard. We ended up staying another night in Sofia at the crazy hostel and left in the morning to rila. All in all we really liked sofia and would definitely go back again. ...

Into Bulgaria, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Into Bulgaria

A travel blog entry by fiseb

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... familiar, except that they contain a few 3s or feydas in them...also one of the symbols is pronounced "shch". We arrived into Sofia no problem, but finding our hostel was another story. The vague mix of directions, and a general dot on the map that ...

Sofia en tren, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Sofia en tren

A travel blog entry by mexican_chilli

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There's something about Maria, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

There's something about Maria

A travel blog entry by trusselltrust

... the Krassi's and the Vasko's and give them love, care and a chance. Poverty and abandonment are entwined in Bulgaria. When we got back to Sofia this afternoon, we saw first hand the poverty of an inner city Roma community in Moderno Predgradie. Here we ...

Rilla Monestary, Rilla Monestary, Bulgaria travel blog

Rilla Monestary

A travel blog entry by tomer

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We left Borovetz and drove for the Rilla monetary. We spent quite some time there. I got some more 'Mekitzi'. The monetary is beautiful and i don't have much to say about it, so I hope the pictures are ...

Venturing Out on Our Own, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Venturing Out on Our Own

A travel blog entry by thecrabbs

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... the post.  I think we were both too tired to post yesterday.  Sorry for the delay.  Yesterday we ventured out into Sofia on our own.  For some reason we decided to walk into the center of the city???????  That was a bit more ...

Suzie, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Suzie

A travel blog entry by jcq67

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Hi Suzie,  can you please check your email we sent a message to you ...

Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Sofia

A travel blog entry by wanderingkiwis

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Sofia - as in Saint or stress?, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Sofia - as in Saint or stress?

A travel blog entry by lostalready

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... goodness - no more navigating! (I would say driving but that was Bevan's dubious honor). So what else can I say about the capital of Bulgaria, a country that is famous for 4 things: 1. The head nod for no, head shake for yes (no, we haven't mastered it) ...

Yippee, horse ridding in Rila, Rila , Bulgaria travel blog

Yippee, horse ridding in Rila

A travel blog entry by billboquet

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Borovetsis suusatamas, Borovets, Bulgaria travel blog

Borovetsis suusatamas

A travel blog entry by anneristo

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See, et Bulgaarias saab suusatada, selgus juba enne reisi ja võtsime igaks juhuks oma mäeriided kaasa. Ja juba 3.päeval otsustasimegi siis mäele minna. Valisime keskuseks Borovetsi - seda soovitasid kohalikud eestlased kõige enam, kuna keskuses on ...

les blancs marrons se mettent en gréve, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

les blancs marrons se mettent en gréve

A travel blog entry by billboquet

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Bonjour a tous, au vue de l'affluence des commentaires qui comme vous pouvez le constater sont très nombreux sur notre blog. ;op (De l'ironie bien entendue) Nous avons donc décidé d'un commun accord de mettre le site travelpod.com/billboquet en ...

Day 4, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Day 4

A travel blog entry by jcq67

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Jacquie was quite tired today after our big day yesterday; her feet are looking quite good, even the sswelling has gone down.  We took a taxi to the hotel Arena de Seridica to see the old Roman amphitheatre ruins; they are from the 3rd century and ...

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