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Synagogue, Churches, Mosque, Ethnology Museum

A travel blog entry by londone7


... and I'm worried about not getting the bus

Now I went back to the city centre. First I visited the Jewish Synagogue which had been closed yesterday as I got there late. You have to buzz the gate for security to let you in.

Entrance was 2 Lev ($$1.25) and was quite nice inside. It I was hexagonal ...


A travel blog entry by bkerr


... tourism. All of which are doing well from what we could see. The old town isn't walled and just blends into the newer parts. We went past multiple churches but went inside the most important one- Haggai Sophia. The Haggai Sophia is the church that gave the city it's current name. The city is seen as a female city. We couldn't take photos inside the church but it was beautiful. Every inch was painted as ...

Bus Ride to Koprivshtitsa

A travel blog entry by dmarek


... he said we were at Koprivshtitsa so I got off, made sure the bus would be in the same place at 4:50, got some directions from a woman who was helping me speak to the bus driver and off I went.

It wasn't until I was back in the bus seeing Koprivshtitsa from a higher vantage point that I noticed that it could be Bulgaria's Kyoto. There was a stream running through the middle of the village with numerous stone bridges across it - ...


A travel blog entry by findthemountain


Another long day getting here. From Pristina we head north with the intention of crossing out of kosovo into Serbia and over to Bulgaria. We get to the border crossing at Merdar to be turned away. Not sure what the rule is but passing kosovo to Serbia is a no go. Now in no man's land having exited kosovo but not entered Serbia we have to reenter kosovo to be told the insurance we bought in Serbia that on entering kosovo the first time was valid was now no longer valid and indeed ...

The Ace of Spades

A travel blog entry by mviglianco


... Judas Priest, Motorhead, and Iron Maiden songs. Sitting in the park with the head banging teens, gypsies, and confused older generation was one of the more memorable events of my trip.

I met a guy from California who was in Bulgaria for two years with the Peace Corp starting a youth center. It's basically sink or swim as he was thrown into a mountain village near the border of Greece and having to learn a new language written in a different ...


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