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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
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... what would be the main route for skiiers visiting in the winter from all over Europe with huge new complexes being built and signs lining the road 'luxury spa suite hotel' etc... As we pass an elderly woman using a waking stick moving a donkey along the road... Something amiss here perhaps... Just before dark we (after a few more diversions) find the monastery town, and quickly realise this is not the famous on in the book... And what promised ...
... and penned a few notes re the book.
'Of all the gin joints...' What would be the chances the group dinner would be in the same restaurant? With perhaps 80 in town? Esa and Daniela walk past me, sheep in tow. Mr Posh Nosh for some reason came over and mentioned my failed 'avoidance scheme'. Declined two offers to sit with the group [I was almost done my meal and had lots to do on the blog yet]. Back after 2030, finishing up c 2145. Sacked out by 2245.
... the hotel around 1 and you know what that means...nana nap time! So after some serious snoozing, we got up around 2 and wandered around the village of Bansko, heading down some lovely little alleyways and spent the rest of the day just chillling out in local bars and cafés, drinking beer and coffee and relaxing and catching up on our photos and blog time.
It was really great to have a nice chill-out day in the ...
... end. The locals first scrub down their laundry on the concrete bench nearby, then throw it all into the bucket, let Mother Nature do its thing, then hang all their intimates up on the nearby drying racks. Today, one of the locals, was doing their carpets. How they do this in the middle of the winter when there's 3 metres of snow is anyone's guess.
We later got back on our private bus and drove to the nearby ski resort of Bansko. Bansko is like any ...
... 90) for a half litre of good Bulgarian hops, that's a bargain in any man's language!
So the 13 of us hunkered down for an hour and swapped stories of Game of Thrones and drank some local brewskis. We had a couple of the locals stop by and yell some things in Bulgarian at us. None of the townsfolk appear to speak English so everything's done in sign language or smiles. It was all good fun and, as mentioned, the locals seem to get a kick out of having us around. ...