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... but I can't imagine Bulgaria fared too well under the Soviets, based purely on it's distance from Soviet Russia. It still feels much poorer than Hungary or the Czech Republic, but perhaps there are more far left sentiments than in either of the other countries. I would need to look into this to see if there is any truth in my observations - spotting a few spray pained anarchist symbols or clenched fists of resistance on walls probably isn't enough to lay ...
... leaning post. It was a pretty drive (or what I saw of it). Lots of pine forests and mountains. Sim and I were doing the Balkan Base ride which meant that we were just riding during the day and then heading back home at night. They usually do trails, where they camp out somewhere along the way each night. But they told us that I (Lissa) wasn't experienced enough to do the trail rides they have as you needed to be able to gallop on the horse. So we stayed at a guest house in ...
... and had a DELICIOUS lunch (with horrible service) at a restaurant that was mentioned on our city map. Nigel had a homemade ravioli, with fresh smoked prosciutto, spinach and shaved cheese and Terrea had a super fresh Serbian "Shopska" Salad with local cheese on top. Putting the service aside, this place knew what they were doing with food, it was incredible. After relaxing back at the hostel for a few hours it was time to do dinner! Can you tell we like to have sit down ...
... quite deflated as we had made the effort to travel two hours to get there. We had a nice lunch though and walked around the town. Bulgaria definitely is a country that doesn't rely or revoke around tourism, in fact hardly anything in Sofia was written in English making it so hard for us to try and get around independently. Many locals don't speak English as well so we couldn't even ask - we tried and failed this at the metro station so we had ...
... loving - although next time I might bring something more neighbor-friendly (I imagine all the running around didn't go over very well wiith the downstairs ones).
Seeing my niece and nephew was probably the starkest reminder of how precious time is, and how much I'd miss out on by living so far away. *sigh*. Someone remind me again why the supersonic Concorde airplane got retired?