Travel Blogs from Sofia, Bulgaria

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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) ...

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 ...

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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Learning about Bulgaria, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

Learning about Bulgaria

A travel blog entry by ralph.rydell

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... said that one could not know Bulgaria unless one had been to Plovdiv. It is the 2nd largest city of Bulgaria at 400k (Sofia 1.2 million). The city has been very important to all the political participants for thousand of years. Strategically located near ...

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 ...

First Train Travel, Sofia, Bulgaria travel blog

First Train Travel

A travel blog entry by heeneystravels

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... to Sophia, we were finally able to use our rail passes! We boarded a train early in the morning and headed to Bulgaria. This particular train had compartments of 8 seats each and each car had about 6-8 ish compartments. We shared a compartment with 2 ...

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 ...

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