Travel Blogs from Sofia
... really headed off for their trip. Not 100m into the trail, however, the dog that was following along with us (it goes everywhere the dad does) decided she had fallen to far behind and needed to catch up. It bolted past Veronica, Sim and Me and ran straight into the legs of the Dad's horse. It shocked the horse enough that it kicked out but missed the dog. The dog was that shocked at running into the horse that it yelped anyway. The trail was literally a goat track in ...
... the town the night before catching long buses and trains!! The 5 of us (ourselves, Sam and the 2 Americans we met in Mostar) hit the town for drinks and dancing to celebrate the end of a chapter. Tears were shed, laughs were had and new memories were made.
Despite the next morning not being our finest, we had to get ourselves together to catch an 8 hour bus from Sarajevo to Belgrade, Serbia. After several stops, a few Bosnian pastries and lots of Ipod usage, ...
... to taking taxis, lucky they were pretty cheap! I'd like to return one day to Bulgaria and visit the rila mountains and seven lakes and spend some time hiking, definitely to see parts of Bulgaria with some culture rather than its capital city. Still glad to have visited though! Tonight we were hoping on getting the overnight train to Istanbul, however when we arrived at the train station, the lady said there were no more tickets available. ...
... to report yet but we will be very busy first thing tomorrow as we have 780+ cases of Christmas boxes to unload and get ready for our first orphanage visits later this week.
Our team this are:
Laura Ferguson- TT UK
Rich Haydon- volnteering his time to make a video of this years trip
Tedi Koleva- Director of The Trussell ...
... by the storm. Two of the university students are from Russia - St. Petersburg and Kazan -- and both will be working in restaurants in New York this summer for tuition money. Two other lovely students are from Ulan Bator in Mongolia. One will be working her second summer in a shop on Martha's Vineyard. All four speak excellent English. Apparently, nearly all of the students at the American University in Bulgaria are Russian or from the former Soviet states. After the tour, ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility