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Travel Blogs from Sofia
We have reached our eastern most point, and Bulgaria has been a little different to the other western and Central European counties I've visited. It is much poorer, and feels as though it hasn't built itself up since the Soviet era. We took a slow 18 hours to get from Hungary, through Serbia to Sofia. The trains were painfully slow, taking even longer as we had to stop at the boarders for passport checks since we were leaving the EU behind when we left Hungary. ...
... br> We made it right in time to set up for our next interview and spent the next two hours with part of a Bible study group discussing how radio is growing, changing, and affecting people in the villages of Bulgaria. Many people cannot get to a church, so radio is their church but because of lost signals (the mountains block most towers) they have been struggling to listen to a whole program. We were able to discuss some options and ...
... some ex-prisoners. We soon filled our small warehouse to busting and it was good that some of the shoeboxes were immediately sent out by courier to various locations where we will catch up with them later in the week.
Here's a few pics and some video from the day...
... BGN 1 and BGN 5). The second museum we entered was the Ethnographical museum. Besides climbing up the defending tower this is the only way how you can see the monastery from the upper floors. We were accompanied by a very nice lady who unfortunately didn´t speak English at all. She spoke some German but it seemed to be impossible to explain to her (using hands and legs) what we wanted to know (we just asked her how many monks used to live in the monastery). After a while ...
kids all smiling,
sad w'ere going;
there's always next year.