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... from the Embassy. When they arrived, they found the sidewalk in front just covered with mounds of flowers put there by Sofians to honor America. The tour group was blown away that these people who were thousands and thousands of miles away from the U.S. would come to the embassy to show their respect. Today, the U.S. Embassy is in a fortress-like compound in a suburb.)
Our walk was finished after the mosque, but Stefan walked a few of us over to the former ...
Sofia, the second highest capital in Europe, was a disappointing city. Following the fall of communism in 1989 little money has been spent on maintenance . The park in town was full of visitors enjoying the sun on Sat afternoon but monuments were falling down, paths were a hazard and there was graffiti everywhere. The cultural centre building was in need of TLC. We were treated to a night ...
- Krisamira was our guide for the 2hr walk around the city 0800 start.
- First stop was the most important square. It had the Parliament House where every arvo for the past year or so there is a protest that stops the traffic. Delayed us for an hour the day before, traffic ...
... we walked around the city and saw a protest, which I’ll explain in the next paragraph. The Alexander Nevsky Cathedral is very beautiful at night, and I love the way that the golden domes on Orthodox churches are lit at night. Elena took me to a monument, she knew I would like, near Saint Sophia Church, which honored the Bulgarian people for their rescue of the Jews during World War II. Bulgaria was one of only three ...
... by mountains. One interesting fact about Bulgarians is that they nod their head up and down for 'no,' and side to side for 'yes.' The opposite of the rest of the world. It can be very confusing. I went on a three hour free walking tour of the city and saw the most important sites. Sofia was a relatively quiet city but did have some restaurants and ...