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... me a little bewildered, and said very simply, "it's STUCK!" Those of you who know me, and are reading this already know the immediate panic that swept through my body, as I am claustrophobic. All I could mutter was, "please tell me you're kidding."
He wasn't! Here we were in a tiny, 4ft by 4ft (and that's being generous) cube,....stuck!
He began fumbling with an elevator key that he had. No luck. Next he called his co-hart at the hotel, and told him of ...
... to the hostel! The hostel didn't seem to bad they gave you a lot of free stuff but they had 2 pet cats that ran around throughout the lounge room and kitchen which we didn't think was the best idea. We were both pretty tired from the lack of sleep on the bus but decided to try and stay awake by going and doing the walking tour of Bucharest. It took about 2 & 1/2 hours and felt so much longer! That afternoon we spent napping back at the hostel before heading out for ...
... with a grueling 10 hour overnight sleeper train to Bulgaria. It was our first Eastern Europe overnight train and from the stories we heard, it was not about to be a pleasant one. We sucked it up as backpackers on a budget do, stocked up on snacks and prepared for the worst!
At this point, we have been in the cold for weeks and are craving some vitamin D. We can only hope that by heading towards Bulgaria and beyond will satisfy our cravings for sunshine and maybe some warmth! ...
... outside. This morning, we did a walking tour of Sofia with a local guide. It was very interesting hearing the ancient history of this city, although, it appears that Bulgaria has often been on the "wrong side" over the years. Most of the sights were centrally located and within easy walking distance of each other, but it was often difficult for us to orient ourselves, as most signs used the Cyrillic alphabet and we were unable to read them. ...
... catch the train! We quickly chatted before dashing off to the station.
They met us there for one last visit and gave us some Bulgarian drinks (Boza and Ayran) One is a fermented drink that taste like dirty toes and the other is like drinking sour cream and salt water.....both good and bad in their own way!
Off to Romania!