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- Continental Breakfast
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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... inside by the appearance of a wild dog on the tracks... At about 3:30am, a bus arrived in the car park and there wsd a change in the cast of characters. Our mildly abrupt ticket inspector was replaced with a positively angry bald man who looked a failed boxer/bouncer and spoke to us like he were the prison guard and we the inmates. The upshot was that there was now no train - elaboration not offered - and that we were instead to get on the bus. His ...
Sofia has been an unexpectedly charming city. We joined a free walking tour hosted by an NGO organization. Our guide was real nice and showed us some of the iconic sites in the central city. There are a lot of activities, museums, and parks to check out. I kind of wish we were staying here for a day or two longer.
Our tour showed us a lot of Religious buildings, Roman ruins, ...
... a break in the buildings at 4.50pm. In early November. Seriously, change your timezone, Serbia.
The train ride to Bulgaria was meant to be a quiet affair. I got a sleeper this time because I was determined to be awake when I got to Bulgaria but then I got chatting to a Dutch and an Austrian and the three of us ended up downing beers in the corridor and checking out the lovely stars above the darkened Serbian landscape. It was pretty great.
Why did I stop in ...
... before. While it would have been way more fun if we had been there at the same time, it was still fun to talk about places and know that someone actually knew what I was talking about. After our call I attempted to hit the gym, but that turned out to be the hotel's one downfall. Deep in the basement, with equipment almost as old as the hotel itself, I didn't waste my time. Instead, I did a test run walk to my info session venue, and took another walk ...
... from Serbia to Bulgaria, the bus was at a gas station for a brief rest stop and I was excited for the opportunity to pose for pictures with the Bulgarian border police and their HUM-V border jeep:
"May I get a picture with you?" I asked the border police.
The patrol grinned at me, clearly amused at such a request. "Nay" he said while NODDING his head.
"Really?!" I was excited that he was honoring my odd request. I grabbed my camera ...