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Day 3 update, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Day 3 update

A travel blog entry by jcq67


We didn't actually find the amphitheatre but we did see an old church that was built in 300 ad that had some really cool paintings done in different time periods; we also saw the statute of Sophia.  Jacquie walked with her walker for close to 3 ...

Bulgaria part 2, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Bulgaria part 2

A travel blog entry by hrtravellers

... and feel comfortable finding what I need, and If I can't I can ask where and how to get there. Not the case in Bulgaria. Fortunately, as I said before, many people speak English. We settled on a restaurant called Olives, which had a very American, chain ...

Still Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Still Sofia

A travel blog entry by luro


... around the entire city. It's actually very small (not much bigger than Canterbury), but the history and the people of Bulgaria make it fascinating. The 'palace' which we expected to be some kind of Russian-influenced architectural gem turned out to be a ...

Day 1 - Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Day 1 - Sofia

A travel blog entry by bedford10


... justice. The cathedral was built in honour of Russian soldiers who died in some war during the 19th century, as a result of which Bulgaria gained its freedom. After the cathedral we continued to explore some more and stopped by a bar for a chilled beer in ...

Snagov to Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Snagov to Sofia

A travel blog entry by mctubbs


You can't get there from here. There was no way to get to the island, as it seemed the tourist season was over. We gave up and drove to Bucharest, turned the car in, and flew to Sofia. In Sofia we took a taxi into downtown and stopped at a ...

What a week., Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

What a week.

A travel blog entry by trusselltrust

Today the team bade farewell to Mark and Sue who returned to the UK after an action packed week. we think it's fair to say that they both really enjoyed thier time hear and for Mark here will always be the unforgetable experience of Boychinovtsi (day ...

Drive across Bulgaria, Bulgaria, , Bulgaria travel blog

Drive across Bulgaria

A travel blog entry by rwhit

... we had a stop or two at a cafe road stop to stretch legs use restroom an eat. We arived at this cafe and had no Bulgaria money or Euros only Serbian dinar so when we finally figured out this cafe takes dinar all tables were full. We ended up not eatig ...

sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog


A travel blog entry by misku


Szóval a bulgár határon voltunk hajnalba, aludni nagyon nemtudtunk. gyorsan találtunk egy shell kutat remek angol wcvel. Korán reggelvolt, megtöltöttük az üvegeinket vízzel, megreggeliztünk, vettünkis egy üveg vizet mé készleteink ...

Bad Belly...., Bulgaria, Bulgaria travel blog

Bad Belly....

A travel blog entry by passportday2010

So just arrived in Bulgaria, again its very very hot and I managed to get the not so good seats at the front of the truck today, they are like sauna's, but I have done my day so hope not to be there again for some time. The campsite we have just arrived ...

Cheese, rain and donkeys, Svetlen, Bulgaria travel blog

Cheese, rain and donkeys

A travel blog entry by samuelfensterhe


What a difference a goods nights sleep can make, even the early morning sun as it poured in through the open windows was appreciated. An hour later I became very worried when I was awoken to the noise of gurgling and an incessantly ringing bell. I ...

Varna - Nikola (host) poszukiwany na gwalt!!, Varna, Bulgaria travel blog

Varna - Nikola (host) poszukiwany na gwalt!!

A travel blog entry by camer


"Rano" (12tej) wybralismy sie w dalsza droge do Varny, pojechalismy autobusem, zeby sobie troche ulatwic sprawe. Tam zostalwilismy plecaki w przechowlni na dworcu i ruszylismy na miasto. Pierwsze co zrobilismy to kafejka internetowa i sprawdzenie czy ...

What do you give somone who has so little?, Skravena, Bulgaria travel blog

What do you give somone who has so little?

A travel blog entry by trusselltrust


As our van loaded with Christmas Boxes arrived in Skravena Roma Community, barefoot children excitedly ran to meet us. With big, inquisitive smiles they welcomed us and waited (almost patiently) to get their Christmas Shoebox. This was the highlight and ...

We made it to the Smith's place, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

We made it to the Smith's place

A travel blog entry by thecrabbs

We made it to Bulgaria this afternoon and were greeted by Paul Smith at the airport.  Unfortunately one of the suitcases didn't make it, but hopefully it will show up in the next day or two.  At least the one with our clothes in it made it OK, ...

El fin de Europa del Este, Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria travel blog

El fin de Europa del Este

A travel blog entry by warm

... el cuerpo para China. En nuestro hostal conocimos a una pareja de Madrid muy simpatica. Han estado un mes viajando por Bulgaria y Rumania y estan encantados. La verdad es que estos dos paises son preciosos y super baratos, asi que hay que darse prisa ...

Sojourn in Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Sojourn in Sofia

A travel blog entry by mrsmac


... we saved $10 each by being given free admission. Being old does have some advantages!!!! This museum was fantastic. Bulgaria has a long history starting with Thracian tribes and continuing through Greek and Roman occupation. There were artefacts here ...

Day 39, Plovdiv, Bulgaria travel blog

Day 39

A travel blog entry by dream-catcher


... getting up as they did going to bed , then we didn't hear them. We stopped in the local village on the way to the border into Bulgaria to get some supplies. The shop was a 'one of everything' type shop, but they had what we needed, 2 ltrs of beer , 1 ltr ...

Wino Forever, Varna, Bulgaria travel blog

Wino Forever

A travel blog entry by pwong


... ; When the two broke up, he infamously had the tattoo changed to read "Wino Forever", something which is also fitting for Bulgaria - staying in this country much longer and continuing to drink the cheap but great locally-produced wines would also turn me ...

Bucharest to Burgas (Bulgaria), Burgas, Bulgaria travel blog

Bucharest to Burgas (Bulgaria)

A travel blog entry by lintonandjames


... tower blocks. After the best omelette of the trip we made our way out of town and into the rolling hills of Northern Bulgaria, which despite the blistering heat was a really enjoyable cycle with stunning views awaiting us at every turn. After a few hours ...

The city of Sapareva Banya, Sapareva Banya, Bulgaria travel blog

The city of Sapareva Banya

A travel blog entry by scottik38

Sapareva Banya (Bulgarian: Ńŕďŕđĺâŕ áŕí˙) is a town in southwestern Bulgaria, part of Kyustendil Province. It is located at the north foot of the Rila mountain 15 km east of Dupnitsa. The town is known for its mineral (103°C hot) and clear ...

Ruins aplenty, Kardzhali, Kardzhali, Bulgaria travel blog

Ruins aplenty, Kardzhali

A travel blog entry by lostalready


We set out from Veliko Tarnovo in our little hire car a 12 year old renault clio, soon realising that our expectations of a road described as a 'highway' were sorely off the mark. The highway varied from dual carriageway where we were overtaken by shiny ...

Bankso, hang on that should be Pussko, Bansko, Bulgaria travel blog

Bankso, hang on that should be Pussko

A travel blog entry by ivanandvlad


... a few of us (minus Ivan) went to a Bear sanctuary where all the animals had been rescued from being "dancing bears", which was common in Bulgaria until it was outlawed a decade ago. The bus ride took an hour, the last 10 Km's took 45 mins, the road making ...

did you mean no, or no, it was yes?, The grand tour, Bulgaria travel blog

did you mean no, or no, it was yes?

A travel blog entry by triptalk


... and nobody seems to like to open the windows.  We took in the downtown of sofia, met some nice iranians (just moved to bulgaria) who have a shwarma shop. Poor little Kimby had to leave so early to get her plane, and I headed off to the north to ...

Haskovo, Haskovo, Bulgaria travel blog


A travel blog entry by b.a.manzella


... breakfast. Met the family, exchanged details. Drove me to Otogar, and bought me some food. His friend was a bus driver who drove to Bulgaria but only to Haskova. Went on the bus and got off after the border. Trying to hitchhike, but no lifts for a couple ...

Sunday in Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Sunday in Sofia

A travel blog entry by jcq67


We had big plans to go sightseeing - a fellow working here was kind enough to find out for us what was open on Sunday; but after a late breakfast some Sask folks took us on a tour of the hospital so we could see where to find everything.  They said ...

Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog


A travel blog entry by jedhuggett


Sofia wasnt a bad place. How ever as we spent only one night there we had very little time ther. We spent most of the day driving there and left early the next moring. We did have a short walk about in the city to see a few sights. Our hotel rooms were ...

Haben Sie 5 Euro?, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Haben Sie 5 Euro?

A travel blog entry by mart


Die Hinfahrt begann viel versprechend... Hitchhiking in Rumaenien ist ja recht okay, und an der Grenze halfen mir die Grenzer, ein Auto zum Passieren der Grenze zu finden. Ein Syrer nahm mich ueber die Donaubruecke mit, die rumaenische Pass- und ...

Budget Bulgaria - Europe at Asian prices, Sofia, the Black Sea Coast and Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria travel blog

Budget Bulgaria - Europe at Asian prices

A travel blog entry by jai_82


So, after Greece it was up to Bulgaria. Our first destination was the capital; Sofia. What a great place Bulgaria is, it's Europe at Chinese prices with all the sights and stuff that you get in any European country - monestaries, castles and naked ...

Flying high / Höhenflug, Nesebar, Bulgaria travel blog

Flying high / Höhenflug

A travel blog entry by infiniteroad


6.8.2012             Nesebur (BG)      Km: 70124          Flying high / Höhenflug I'm Feeling like heaven, as the barometer ...

Parks and Churches, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Parks and Churches

A travel blog entry by meganfisher


... 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 ...

Doughnuts, Bulgaria, Bulgaria travel blog


A travel blog entry by nifadventures


Bulgaria Romania, although it had beautiful driving scenery was a little boring (as long truck days) so camping in Bulgaria was a real treat. A very nice campsite run by a British couple with really good facilities left us all wanting to stay for a couple ...

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