Travel Blogs from Sofia, Bulgaria

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Saucy Sofia and the Yellow Brick Road, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Saucy Sofia and the Yellow Brick Road

A travel blog entry by madanaki

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We caught a fairly uneventful 3 hour coach trip to Bulgaria's capital city, Sofia, in the morning and headed for our new hotel. No wheels came off and no collisions en route so things are looking up in the big city! George took us for a walking tour ...

Woke up in the 80s, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Woke up in the 80s

A travel blog entry by lyndshane

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... fun and exciting event with plenty of Eastern European douchbaggery. So far we are very much enjoying it here in Bulgaria for a number of reasons – beautiful landscapes, incredible architecture, tasty food, cheap beer/wine, classic East meets West ...

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 ...

Big Sunday, Sofia, Botevgrad, Bulgaria travel blog

Big Sunday

A travel blog entry by trusselltrust

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... able to pass on were warmly received and we had a good time amongst our friends there. We then had to return to Sofia (our plans having taken something of a divergence from their original course) with 600 Christmas boxes for two churches in one of the ...

Sofia - nice name, nice city, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Sofia - nice name, nice city

A travel blog entry by bradman

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... I could have sworn that I was standing in the square in front of Peterburg's St. Isaac's cathedral. The differences between Bulgaria and Russia: - people actually look happy here - prices are cheap (finally!!) - the language itself (though shares ...

CONTIKI - SOFIA, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

CONTIKI - SOFIA

A travel blog entry by stevencranston

DAY 32 - ISTANBUL TO SOFIA Today was mostly a travel day and was pretty low key from memory. Once we got to Sofia we went on a tour with Sian to see things like the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and much more. When we walked around the government building, ...

Skopje to Skravena, Botevgrad, Bulgaria travel blog

Skopje to Skravena

A travel blog entry by steveandwill

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Zdrasti. We made it to Bulgaria in practically no time at all. Leaving our friends in Macedonia - whom we stayed with for three nights - we made it to the outskirts of Sofia by the end of the following day, pitching our tent outside a service station ...

Bulgaria, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Bulgaria

A travel blog entry by tarah51

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after a monsterous 14 hour train journey from athens, i'm now here in bulgaria. its pretty cool. i can't understand the cyrillic alphabet at all, so i get lost every 20 metres because the street signs are in bulgarian, but i'm getting better at paying ...

Ladies Market in Sofia, the to Paris, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Ladies Market in Sofia, the to Paris

A travel blog entry by mctubbs

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We went out to the Ladies Market, the central outdoor market in Sofia.  These kinds of markets are always fun, and we spent several hours there.  Then we flew to Paris for an overnight, and back home ...

Relaxing, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Relaxing

A travel blog entry by bsuarez

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... the people here are very nice and I've enjoyed my time here immensely. I'm sure when I get to see some of the more historic Bulgaria, I'll enjoy it even more. I've heard Veliko Tarnova and the Black Sea coast are amazing. I might even drop down to Turkey ...

I'm Loving It, Sophia, Bulgaria travel blog

I'm Loving It

A travel blog entry by island_girl

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... it wrong), Sean, and Anthony were doing a pre-school trip through eastern Europe en route to Istanbul and were going through Bulgaria to get there. Before leaving the country, however, they had this fervent wish to spend one night in a Bulgarian ...

Sofia, Bulgaria, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Sofia, Bulgaria

A travel blog entry by chrisandhana

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After a short flight on Olympic Air (as Greece has cancelled its international trains) we arrived in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. Despite its population of up to 2 million, Sofia is laid back and easy to get around a real contrast with Athens. The ...

Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Sofia

A travel blog entry by wanderingkiwis

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Quick stop in Bulgaria, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Quick stop in Bulgaria

A travel blog entry by justin

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Follow the Yellow Brick Road, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Follow the Yellow Brick Road

A travel blog entry by dresdenfae

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... a very interesting park with several neatly arranged communist statues. I think I should explain a bit of history first though. Bulgaria first aligned with Hitler in WWII, but then famously refused to sacrifice its Jews to concentration camps. As you ...

Sofia, Bulgaria's Capital City, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Sofia, Bulgaria's Capital City

A travel blog entry by laytonandjana

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We were only in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria since 1879, for a night. Sofia is named after Saint Sofia, meaning wisdom in one language or another! : < ) Sofia had other names but has been around since Roman times and you see remains just laying ...

The Rila Monastery, Rila, Bulgaria travel blog

The Rila Monastery

A travel blog entry by no1pablo

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Bulgaria country number (I forget) but back to a country we have visited and enjoyed before skiing three years ago. We started out from Romania crossing the border with the minimum of fuss as they were more interested in where we had been and the amount ...

София, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

София

A travel blog entry by reinder.prins

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... table and you pay at the end by the meter... fantastic invention!. It's interesting to walk around Sofia, but comparing to the other cities I've seen in Bulgaria I couldn't help but be disappointed. The hostel I'm staying though, Hostel Mostel, is ...

Settling In, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Settling In

A travel blog entry by mrconfused

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... city itself doesn't hold much attraction for me (although the night life might need to be explored a bit more tonight). Tomorrow I'll be heading on to Plovdiv, supposedly one of the more pleasant cities in Bulgaria, with a couple of others from the ...

Entering Builgaria...again!, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Entering Builgaria...again!

A travel blog entry by whk2006

So I left Macedonia and arrived at another country - Bulgaria. Not a new country for me since I was here last ...

sfdgsfdggf, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

sfdgsfdggf

A travel blog entry by trent

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Sofia is okay...mostly we just chilled out and soaked in the Bulgarian lifestyle. We cruised the city and went hiking of Mt. Vitosha and its was all cool, but there wasn't anything overly special about the place. Will - the pickiest eater you have ...

Rich, Me and George Bush, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Rich, Me and George Bush

A travel blog entry by jaredwall

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... for most travelers.   Rila Monastery is the largest and the most famous Eastern Orthodox monastery in Bulgaria. It is renowned for its grandiose architecture, which boasts a main church that outshines the Greek Patriarchate in ...

The longest journey of my life, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

The longest journey of my life

A travel blog entry by reecoops77

... the tracks. She was also told by a very nice police man that we could catch the train to Nis (Serbia) and then a train to Sofia (Bulgaria) and make our way to Greece that way. 2 other Aussies were also kicked off the train - we arrived safely in Nis ...

Corruption on the Serbian Border, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Corruption on the Serbian Border

A travel blog entry by reecoops77

... passport control went through they put money in their passports to allow their stuff to be smuggled in the country. We arrived in Sofia late and went to reserve seats for the 22.30pm train to Thessaloniki only to be told it was full and that we ...

les blancs marrons se sont fait attraper: l'amour, Sofia Region, Bulgaria travel blog

les blancs marrons se sont fait attraper: l'amour

A travel blog entry by billboquet

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... que nous avons été accueilli par nos grand mères bulgares pendant quelque jours. 2 dames superbes qui habitent prés de sofia, environ 70 km et que Baltringue a rencontrée deux semaines auparavant dans la montagne de Maz-alat avant ...

Visite guidee de Sofia pour les nouveaux arrivants, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Visite guidee de Sofia pour les nouveaux arrivants

A travel blog entry by billboquet

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Petit trek sur la montagne d'a cote :), Vitosha Moutain, Bulgaria travel blog

Petit trek sur la montagne d'a cote :)

A travel blog entry by billboquet

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Petite seance randonnee en compagnie de Julietta et Savina a Vitosha. Vitosha est la montagne la plus proche de Sofia, mais c'est aussi un parc naturel. Le trek commenca tout d'abord sous la menace d'un orage dont nous n'avons entendu que le bruit et vu ...

Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Sofia

A travel blog entry by thee25

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Some photos to share. ...

Ex-communist style, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Ex-communist style

A travel blog entry by tokyo_cate

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Day 30 - Sofia Our next day was a drive day where we ended up in Sofia, Bulgaria. This was the first of our ex-communist stops and you could really see the different style in the buildings. We went from what we consider relatively normal to big ...

Biker's Bar Hangover!, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Biker's Bar Hangover!

A travel blog entry by ricka

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... .  We were planning to travel north into the Carpathian mountains of Romania and Transylvania but the road north through Bulgaria was closed and a long detour would have been needed. The easy option of going west through Bulgaria and into Serbia was ...

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