Gloria Palace Hotel
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... those in Sofia are lazy, chronically late and love to drink and party. She said it's all true and even the local government will create made up holidays, just so the locals can take off work and have fun! They have a holiday celebrating the alphabet!
Although many residents of Sofia speak English, German and Italian all the signs are in Bulgarian, so it doesn't make getting around very easy. The Bulgarian language uses the Cyrillic alphabet ...
... and everything you need. Plus, it's only blocks from the city center. We were STOKED!
The rep told us that we were in a very safe area,....so once she left,....we dumped the bags, and headed out. We walked around for about an hour,....got some water, and snacks, then returned.
Finally,....these two TIRED PUPPIES are going to sleep. It's been a LONG two days.
So,.....on this first blog of the BALKANS,......goodnight from Sofia, ...
... the pool and enjoyed the sun for a while.
At 9.30 PM we ate a traditional Bulgarian dinner, made by Georgi’s mom. This was surprisingly good! We had to honour the tradition of drinking rakia but to be honest, this was disgusting... until we mixed it with some appeljuice!
At 11.30 PM it was time to sleep because our alarms were set at 5 AM! The night was calm, the beds were hard.
Greetings from Bulgaria,
Ine, Jurgen, ...
... and covers.
Surprisingly they weren't bothered about me taking pictures with such old and religious artefacts.
Then I was able to goto the Mosque for Friday prayers. It was confusing being able to tell who is who as there were many clean shaven white European Balkan muslims here ...
... euros no need for hotel. Funny ****. Didn't quite understand what she was on about but declined it all the same. Wasn't in the mood for band practice ;-p
We all woke up with slight hangovers and then we went on a walking tour of the city at 11am.
It is one of the oldest cities in Europe. Didn't realise how much history the place has. Such a beautiful city. There were ...