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The six hours didn't feel that long, however, because I spent a lot of time looking out of the window at the scenery. It was still snowing. I realised on this journey that it was probably the first time I had seen whole forests of snow-laden coniferous trees stretching into the distance and definitely the first time I'd seen snow-laden deciduous trees with their leaves still on. When we passed by fields, quite often I couldn't tell where ...
... of the train and bus stations look new, the general area I walked looked old and decrepit. Paint was peeling off of buildings. Leaves and bushes were untrimmed. Grafittti was rampant. Many people smoke here.
My GPS was off again, Dutchie. Had I turned the other way, I would have headed toward the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral.
My goal today is to stay awake until 2100 and then crash. Whether I have a good sleep or not it's back to touring ...
... Syrian refugees. Fortunately, group transportation such as ours moved through a separate line, so our wait time was minimal. We were just happy to receive a stupid stamp in our passport as so many countries in the EU no longer decorate identification.
According to Warren Buffett, the key to happiness is low expectations. In the case of visiting Eastern European’s least expensive capital, Sofia, his advice was particularly sound. Not only did we take ...
... While in Serbia (or in Bosnia and Herzegovina) children must learn both alphabets (Latin and Cyrillic), in Bulgaria they must be familiarized with the only alphabet which is the Cyrillic alphabet and they're required to learn the Latin alphabet only if they're interested in studying foreign languages. Bulgarians are very proud of their current alphabet and don't intend to change it in the upcoming years. It's quite hard for tourists to understand signs in public places, ...
... Century?) buildings.
By the late afternoon it was snowing a lot and we returned to our luxurious hotel and watched the snow falling from our warm room.
Caught a tram for a couple of stops to Happy Restaurant and had a magnificent dinner again for next to nothing (A$22 for all of two course dinner and drinks!!)
Accommodation: Maxim Hotel 30 Euro
Temperature -6C and ...