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... I'd get at a lot of other places. By the time I was done, I was completely cheesed out. I've been eating cheese at every meal, and some of them have been mostly cheese. I feel so done with the cheese.
One thing I had seen at the Ladies Market in the morning, and had learned a bit about on the cultural tour was the Bulgarian pottery. They make this deep red clay pottery, and then do this crazy dipping and swirling painting technique that results in some ...
... in and get out, the better. We had one hour transit in Belgrade, where our one task was to buy the connecting ticket to Sofia. One hour isn't long enough to pass judgement on a country, but our one hour was filled with five incredibly helpful and friendly Serbians. Genuinely friendly too, not helping out the tourists purely for a tip. As we wandered around looking for the ticket office, a man approached us and asked if we were wanting a taxi. I dismissed ...
... I don’t think it looked too bad! With some fancy sweater twisting, it looked like a real outfit choice.
After we left the monastery, we went to the cutest restaurant and I had my first whole fish! I’m talking the eyes, the tail…it was all there. Normally I’m not a fan of fish, but this was fantastic. Also…I ate raw tomato! (Yes, yes…I hate tomatoes) That evening we were given the choice ...
... the same on the eastern side but with Serbian influence. We finished the tour by visiting the Old Bridge, which was originally destroyed in 1993 but rebuilt in 2004 by using the same architectural standards as the original. The bridge is a popular destination especially in the summer when locals and visitors alike take the opportunity to jump or dive from the 24m high bridge into the river below. We were unfortunately a few weeks too late for Nigel to take the plunge as ...
... scene, rife with many art galleries and performance opportunities. In addition, the street art was on many corners. There was an apparent "underground" artists scene as part of Sofia's normative cultural experience.
My final night in Sofia had a near run-in with the Bulgarian Mafia. Yes, the Bulgarian Mafia. Before telling you about the near Mafia experience, indulge me in describing the club. Many of Sofia clubs celebrate "chalga" - ...