Crystal Palace Boutique Hotel
Travel Blogs from Sofia
We toured Sofia, seeing churches and Roman ruins. Everything was in walking distance. We walked down into the subway to find an archaeological site of the original gates of the city from the 2nd century. To see pictures of Sofia, copy and paste this URL into a new browser window: http://tinyurl.com/yvdwaa
... religious buildings within 100m of each other. Our night bus left on time and was due to get into Bucharest, Romania at about 7:30. Our hostel had told us not to use the taxis but to walk the 20minutes from the bus station to the hostel. Apparently the taxi drivers have a tendency to take you out into the middle of no where and demand you pay so much money before they take you to where you want to go. So we avoided the taxis and walked the 20minutes with our rather ...
... minutes and spent four hours sitting in the Italian sun waiting for the next bus to come. Pleasant and warm with the only ugly view in the whole of Venice.
I love the train and bus travel for the opportunities it gives to see the countryside and so it was with great regret that my later transport meant I travelled into and out of Austria in the dark. I was in the Alps, it would have been some of the prettiest mountain country I passed through but I saw nothing of it ...
... this time around, so there was something oddly comforting and familiar about the airport. I did have to wait awhile for my bag, but then the driver from the Sheraton was there waiting for me on the other side.
The ride into town from the airport is no more than thirty minutes. Since I had caught that 7 AM flight it was still pretty early but luckily there was a room available. The Sheraton Hotel in Sofia is beautiful. The hallways are ...
... to know the apartment's street. It was another 85 degree night and I was in full pack, sweating, and exhausted from the 27 hours commute. Finally arriving at the apartment, I was happy to find the apartment another great choice and my host was accommodating and patient with my propensity to be lost that night.
Despite all of my pictures, there was very little "to see" in Sofia. The Alexander Nevski Church was one of the more spectacular ...
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