Garden Flat

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

Travelling to Brasov

A travel blog entry by daisy_pittams on Aug 08, 2014

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... on the same route. We agreed to stuck together worried that we'd be left in the middle of Bulgaria on our own with no clue what was going on. A women on the same bus told us our plan was wise and that the train stations the ticket officer was listing were really small with unreliable trains. After a few more hours the bus stopped at a train station that was empty we all had to de camp from the bus and get on a deserted train. ...

Bulgaria - Sofia & Rila Monastery

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

59 photos

... of three daughters who refused to renounce the Christian religion and were murdered. The legend says that their mother died from the pain of this family tragedy. Since the story is very touching many Bulgarians thought it could be the reason why the capital is called Sofia. Unfortunately the capital's name doesn't have anything in common with the mother Sophia and it probably got its name from the St. Sofia Church.

Behind the statue there is the St. Joseph's Church ...

From Free Cash to Paris and Vienna just for fun!

A travel blog entry by maaske on Jul 07, 2012

4 comments, 108 photos

... so utilized the day to our greatest advantage by taking the train to the downtown core. Vienna was HOT, beautiful with amazing sights and tastes! After exhausting ourselves we made our way back to the airport for our 9:45pm flight to Sofia, Bulgaria which was delayed more than two hours. We arrived at a foreign country in Eastern Europe whose leader was once an ‘illegal alien’ at 3 am…………….. More next ...

An Epic Couchsurfing Meeting in Bulgaria's Capital

A travel blog entry by jeffwright on Nov 14, 2011

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... doughnut for 25 cents.

That evening I got to talk more with Rada about Bulgarian and Balkan history. Or, a better way to put it, Rada filled me in on the last 50 years of history as I asked questions. We ate pizza and salad and enjoyed some of laughs in between more serious discussion. Rada also baked a piskote (lady fingers) cake with crème and pudding. The next morning, Rada got up early to make us some coffee. We got to share one more conversation before I left to catch a bus for ...

Speaking Wongolian

A travel blog entry by pwong on Aug 05, 2011

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... backwards R, phi, lower case B with a tail, W with a squiggly tail, 3 ... uh ..." Even taking a bus, sometimes you're not really sure if you'll end up in the right town. Sofia and Varna in Cyrillic are easy to figure out, but Koprivshtitsa? Nope! Or when going to Sunny Beach, bus signs usually abbreviate the name.

Coming back to Sofia was eye opening - the first time around, I had a hell of a time finding my way around, ...

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