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... s even more of a risk. There are bike lines being added throughout the city though, and there is even a bike coalition in town. The other thing that struck me was the number of what seem to be mentally ill people in the street. The are dressed just like anyone else - indicating there is family looking after them, which is somewhat comforting - but when they suddenly start talking to themselves out loud while you pass by, it's quite startling. It's something I haven't noticed ...
... at this late hour, and he nodded off peacefully on the top of a nearby radiator for warmth. Two cats came running through some time later and tried to mate on one of the empty seats, only to fall off mid way through. The female was not amused, and scampered away with a long drawn out hiss. The male gingerly followed and I was left on my own again. The station was now utterly deserted except for me, and I began to lament the state of decay it had fallen into. When I was much ...
... and back Simon and now its printed in a blog too haha gutted xxxx The next day a guy called joe joined our dorm room and we got chatting and if you think the other Simon was coincidental wait for this one...turns out Joe was in belgrade when we were,on our night train coming in, then our hostel, then our room. And to top it all off he's from colchester!? Well I must have looked like a right wierdo when we worked it all out haha. We later realised that ...
... ride. After the border crossing (easy), we went to go board our train at 1am (reserved sleeper couchettes, yay!), and oops, the electricity on the cars wasn't working so they had to do some sort of Tetris with the engines and the cars to get new ones all set up for our train (with one engine but different cars heading to sofia, bucharest, and russia I think). We finally left on our freezing cold night train around 3 or 4am. Meanwhile, we were supposed to ...
As I said, I winged it (wung it?) for a couple days. So I inserted a day in Sofia, once I decided what my alternative would be. Then, I took another night train from Sofia to Beograd.
So here's Sofia, Bulgaria.
Gritty, rough edged, much like the other Eastern Europe cities I've seen so far. See later post on city observations.
I had intended to pass through, once I scrapped my plans for the scenic train ride ...