Best Western Hotel Expo
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- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Refrigerator in room
- Non-smoking hotel
TripAdvisor Reviews Best Western Hotel Expo Sofia
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... food was delicious but heavy on the meat dishes especially pork and lamb and chicken. Some kabob had come in with the 500 years of Ottoman occupation, but most were cooked in slices. The most common wines were the French grape varieties such as Cab., merlot, shiraz, etc. but we tried to focus on the old traditional grapes. The was a much smaller list of those but they were very good also. The reds were robust and dry and the whites had a bit of fruitiness ...
... church we bought some thin beeswax candles from a stall in the front section and then went into the main part of the church. We were transported with delight... the walls and ceiling were made of brick, but the bricks were very thin ones and you could tell that some of them were very old. In the inside of the big dome in the middle of the ceiling, we could see the bricks going round in circles. Icons and murals or saints adorned the walls.
At 10 ...
Was awake by 0300 so just got up for ablutions. Had remembered I had not uploaded yesterday's blog yet so finalized same. Wifi can be a good and bad thing.
Said farewell to Mike as the Explore flight was only leaving the hotel at 0540. Downstairs to meet Richard and Amanda. Got a boxed brekkie of a sandwich, yogurt, apple and juice.
Trip to the airport was quicker than I thought. They had actually had a taxi arranged via Explore even ...
... went through 5 important periods in total (Thracians, Byzantine, Roman, Ottoman and Communist). In Sofia we could find various evidences proving the existence of all above mentioned periods, except of the Thracians period. In order to be able to see something from this period we would have to visit the Archeological museum that can be found in front of the Presidential Palace.
Before we reached the Presidential Palace we stopped for a while in front of ...
... Century?) buildings.
By the late afternoon it was snowing a lot and we returned to our luxurious hotel and watched the snow falling from our warm room.
Caught a tram for a couple of stops to Happy Restaurant and had a magnificent dinner again for next to nothing (A$22 for all of two course dinner and drinks!!)
Accommodation: Maxim Hotel 30 Euro
Temperature -6C and ...