Casa Boyana Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... who seems to do everything else that needs to be done. Mr. Mayor and the secretary agreed that the worst problem in the village is unemployment, which runs around 30 percent.
For lunch we drove another few minutes down the road to the house of a family of musicians. At picnic tables in their yard, we were served potato salad, a veal soup (Ew.), and a bean soup, followed again by teensy baklavas. Then the uncle, his sister, and her two children sang for us. The girl who ...
At the end of the tour, I asked our guide where to go get some good Bulgarian food. He recommended a great place, Izbata, not too far from where the tour ended. I would have never found it myself as it's tucked away in a basement, but the food there was great.
I ate with some people I met on the tour who were on a "family history" research vacation, and they were able to tell me about all the traditional Bulgarian dishes that they grew up with. But I ...
... us would be braving the night train. My assumption that a 30 or so minute transfer to the outskirts of Istanbul from where would be put on a train were soon corrected by English co-passenger, simon, who said that a lengthy transfer to the Turkish border awaited since - as above - trains no longer operate north of Istanbul. The bus was comfortable, free water was available, and I was generally relaxed about whatever lay ahead (a comment restricted to ...
... this old tavern type place and had a really good casserole dinner. The next day we were up at 5:30am and on a train at 6am to try and get out to Transylvania for 8:30am. We had organised to do a tour out to Bran Castle (Dracula's fake castle) and a few other palaces and forts that were out that way. We spent all day being driven around with 3 other people, one of whom was a 92 year old! The tour lasted until 6pm where we were dropped back at the train station and jumped ...
... Slovenia was impressively relaxed. I wandered across the bridges, admired the river, the public sculptures, the local market, the outside of the Cathedral and the distant castle up on the hillside. I pottered through the streets determined to use up my final euros as this was my last euro country.
Regrettably, I was so effective with spending up my final euros that when it came time for dinner, I was going to have to put it on my VISA. An impulse purchase in a shop ...