City Avenue Hotel
Travel Blogs from Sofia
... interesting but also quite heavy to digest. Our guide was only 16 years old when the war was taking place, therefore he saw it all. He personally witnessed the famous Old Bridge collapse due to the 2 full days of heavy artillery attacks. This moment was very damaging to the people of Mostar and is still a sensitive subject today. He told us not only about the events that took place in the early1990's, but the emotions that were attached to it all. This humble man was ...
... took 15 years to get an apartment, 10 years to get a car, and 5 years to get a washing machine. The mall had an escalator, and that was a bit of an attraction for the locals at the time! After the tour, I went back and went inside the church that the town was named after and the biggest Orthodox church in the town.
Sofia also has a number of parks. The parks look really sketchy, but they are filled with normal people. ...
Today we visited a baby centre that we first went to last year. We dropped off some boxes full of goodies for the babies and spent a few moments chatting to Danni, the manager. It was really good to discover that Pavel, the little boy who had been left in the street wrapped up in a jacket and who we met last year, now has a family, having been adopted earlier in 2012.
... 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, ...
... because I think it's ridiculously unfair to laud Sarajevo as an ugly city. The city spent 4 years under siege and walking just 100 yards while looking at the surrounding buildings and pavements is a constant reminder of that. Croatia disappointed me other than the drive from Split to Dubrovnik, Hungary had the most beautiful city in Eastern Europe - Budapest (comparable with many Western European cities), Bosnia had by far the nicest people, Romania was the ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed