- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
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... in general and authenticity in each musical tradition. I noted the use of leavened bread for communion, rather than the Roman Catholic and Anglican/Episcopal use of unleavened wafers (semi-matzah to us Jews), and he explained the reasons, and we also both briefly noted that for Orthodox Christians there is no acceptance of the 19th century Papal Bull on Mary’s Immaculate Conception. However, he said, they do believe that Mary was raised from the age ...
... to get to a few of the things we haven't been to. Better go shower. ... It's 8.38pm and we just stepped in after a big day out. We walked up to Taksim Square to catch the hop-on-off bus. When we got there we learnt they were charging 31€ for a ticket which is outrageous. We have seen most of the sites and only really wanted to enjoy a day being driven about and to get out to some of the further away sites. We decided to give that a miss. Of the sites I haven't seen there was ...
... pebbles. And being with a van I can finally take some home! Will find creative use for it. I am allowed to camp at a deserted oto-park free of charge and a Turkish couple invites me for breakfast at their summer holiday home the next morning. The wife needs a lift to her work at the hospital, so of course I drop her, but only after she makes me stop in the center of the next town, where a friend of hers shows up with more things to add to my dashboard ...
... unbelievably varied. In just Western Turkey alone you can see cave houses and churches, acropolises and temples, pillared mineral pools, mosques and tiled baths, castles and palaces, WW1 and 2 battlements, apartment blocks and hotels and a half built suspension bridge at the entrance to the Black Sea.
There only seems to be one peak time for traffic, at around 4pm, when the roads come to a complete standstill and the cars and buses just sit there honking ...
... nothing at all about it.
That night we ate free dinner at the hostel and felt like we needed to venture to a pub that we read about. This pub was unique because it had a beer tap at every table which allowed guests to serve themselves at their own convenience. It was definitely a place for Nigel more so than Terrea because as we all know she prefers her wine!
One night in Sofia was more than enough so we decided to bus to the next city ...