Veny Rooms Hostel

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Travels in Bulgaria

A travel blog entry by rvenezia

25

... they enter the monastery, but then I remember how I felt touching the Western Wall and walking into ancient synagogues. Honestly, I feel that my Judaism is strengthened by seeing other people profess and practice their faith. Orthodox churches are gorgeous and the one in Rila did not disappoint. I was not able to take photos inside and I didn’t want to be a bad ambassador for the United States and Jews in general, so I ...

Peter and Kevin do Sofia

A travel blog entry by captaindort

6

... back Plovdiv from the Turks in the next few years, Bulgaria became more and more fascist (if you've ever read Tintin in 'King Ottokar's Sceptre' you'll know what I'm talking about) as certain maniacs in Bulgaria set their hopes to creating a new Bulgarian Empire. It didn't really work out as Bulgaria sided with Germany in both of the World Wars, keeping roughly the same territory and with it, a similar low-economic growth.

We arrived in Sofia confused ...

A Truly Wonderful Day

A travel blog entry by dmarek

79

... itself is covered in cobblestones - very uneven from their wear - that probably go back to the founding date in the 800's. Krassie pointed out a tower no longer open because tourists were stealing bits of it. This tower saved the lives of the monks when they were attacked by Turks and survived on bread and water for 18 months until help arrived. The rest of the early monastery was burnt but the tower survived. We walked out the other side and ...

Levs and cycles and bears, oh my!

A travel blog entry by tennis_tom

13

... journey - we just flash it and we're through.

We finally arrived into Sofia around 4pm and were dumped at the massive concrete bus station. Luckily I had some Bulgaria lev from those motor mouth Kiwi girls on the Kosovo bus so we jumped on a tram.

Sofia is a pretty city with lots of random French references. The train station was called 'la gare' and many of the parks were called 'jardins de X'. They also use 'Merci' to say thank ...

Travels Part III

A travel blog entry by dave-baker

5

... end of Vitosha Boulevard the main street in Sofia, the rather strange Statue of Sofia which stands in the middle of the road, the Sofia synagogue and the Banya Bashi mosque.
I then had a walk around the Zhenski Pazar, or womens market, a market selling clothes, food and general rubbish, before going to the Halite, an indoor market selling various foods and containing a number of restaurants.
I then wandered back past my hotel to the Yuzhen Park containing the NDK ...

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