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- TV Channel One Russia
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... ask Ryan, our driver and cook some personal questions, kinda like truth or dare. We've also done a boys vs. girls quiz. I usually have trouble sleeping in a sitting position, but after a few days of little sleep I've been able to snooze in and out during the coach days. The hotel that we stayed in in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, was interesting. The decor was an ethnic mix. The lobby and restaurant looked like a fancy Old ...
... the candelbras was lit, so most of the ceiling was left in gloom; the effect of the lighting was very atmospheric. In front of an icon near to the front, I saw a relic. I think it was a small piece of bone. Then I paid six leva to go down into the crypt next door and look round the wonderful collection of historic, colourful icons.
It was late afternoon by now, so once I had finished gazing at icons, I walked back to the hostel. I missed the ...
... on Vilnius time so the flight is an hour shorter, at day's end in the same time zone. Opted to cull some material from the Eyewitness Travel for possible book use to while away the rest of the pre-boarding time.
We left some 30M late, paperwork and heavy air traffic over southern Poland the causes. Fighting to not nod off but that's what some 4H of sleep leads to. Another chocolate bar and water on yet another Embraer 170 plane. Once the ...
... t reach more than one hundred individuals. In July 2013 almost 20,000 participated in one of the protests. During our tour we met some of the antiprotesting people and they were really just a few.
When we passed through the Presidential Palace we could see the St. Georgy Church that is actually surrounded by the administrative buildings. It used to be a water storage and later it was converted to an Orthodox church.
Then we passed by the National Theater and ...
... drinks and food were served from the kitchen and it had the feel of being at a house party. It was a good way to finish off my travels.
Overall, this trip was pretty good, if a bit repetitive at times. I probably made a mistake by traveling through so many small countries with so much in common. In the end though, the trip was still easy and enjoyable – it was Europe after all.
Another trip is done and it’s time to get back to ...