Garden Flat

Address: 60, Luben Karavelov str., Sofia, 1000, Bulgaria | Hotel
 
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Travel Blogs from Sofia

National Revival Day

A travel blog entry by lucywillson on Nov 01, 2014

37 photos

... made for the Japanese New Year; this room had Venetian mirror on the walls and an inlaid wooden floor with five types of wood (a museum attendant told me) - it still looked like the interior of a palace. Apparently the last Queen of Bulgaria died in this room. Then there was a marble staircase down to a marble-floored corridor to rooms filled with photos and momentoes of Boris III, the last Tsar of Bulgaria, and his wife, who was Italian. The signs here were mostly in Bulgarian ...

Travelling to Brasov

A travel blog entry by daisy_pittams on Aug 08, 2014

2 photos

... some games until finally we arrived in Sofia. Yay! Whilst for a lot of people there destination had been Sofia we still had to get into Romania and so reserved a seat on a train heading for Moscow that passed through Bucharest. Everything was fine until about 1am. The carriage we were in was empty and another ticket collector came through shaking us all awake and wanting to see our tickets. Our American friend was given the ok but ...

Bulgaria - Sofia & Rila Monastery

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo on Sep 04, 2013

59 photos

... and 16% is Roman Catholic, Jewish and other.

What's quite impressive in Sofia is the fact they've carried out quite extensive excavation works, generally because they wanted to build something else (e.g. a new metro station or a hotel). Nevertheless, thanks to the effort of the local archeological team a high number of ruins belonging to the original Roman city were discovered (incl. ancient roads, gates, churches, amphitheaters and houses). We were informed ...

Journey to Bulgaria

A travel blog entry by jaclyn.brian on Feb 09, 2013

3 comments, 43 photos

... Bulgarian beers, sampling both a lager and a dark (the latter of which was the best of the two, and a good dark beer for Europe, where these are surprisingly hard to come by).

The next morning brought with it a typical Bulgarian breakfast. We ate large, doughy pastries filled with cheese. To drink, beyond the coffee there was a yogurt drink (which proved too sour for Jaclyn's taste) and boza, a thick, brownish, semi-sweet beverage made of wheat (with ...

So many roads

A travel blog entry by trusselltrust on Dec 05, 2011

... communisim. We will be meeting people who work in ghetto's, with orphanage kids and who try thier best to bring a little light into the lives those who have been left at the magins to suffer without a voice or a hope in the world.

There's a brief intro here and we hope that you will want to see what we get up to over the next days and weeks as we post pics, video and some thoughts and reflections on what we witness.
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