Hotel Ela Borovets

2010 Samokov, Borovets, Sofia Region, Bulgaria | 3 star hotel
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Warming up in Sofia

A travel blog entry by waynedale


... must point out that it's the start of summer so this might have had something to do with the general mood of the whole place when I arrived. The sun was shining and it was probably about thirty degrees celsius so what's not to like. The locals seemed cheerful and very accommodating as well as probably looking forward to a few warm months of summer so it's all to be expected that the experience was a positive one. We saw one crazy, vagrant American woman with braided hair ...


A travel blog entry by findthemountain


... change, we get free breakfast, free pasta, have carpet and aren't covered in ants. There also seems to be young people, a far cry from our existence up to now usually surrounded by the older clientele in their moving fridges. Main goal in Sofia is to get the Russian visa. We get up Monday, having downloaded the form from the consulate site, completed and filled in all the necessary paperwork, photocopied, printed off statements and all the other stuff. I queue up for a couple ...

Sofia, Bulgaria - Surprisingly Good!

A travel blog entry by cessna152


... already up to 25 Lev. I thought back to how we'd ended up in this particular cab.

Avoiding the touts in the arrivals hall of the airport, Angela and I had stepped outside into the hellishly hot 39C temperatures, soon spotting a waiting taxi. Approaching the driver, I handed him the address of our hotel, and while he rang someone, presumably to find out a price, a man in his late twenties approached us from behind. "Zis is not official taxi," he said. "Watch out for this ...

Our First Day 'out'

A travel blog entry by markdoch


... returning-to-hotel-post-procedure) Canadian group after being together for a late supper.

After being discharged mid-morning, Doc & I ventured out a few kilometers by Taxi, settling on people watching in the square of the "National Palace of Culture" for several hours. (The perimeter sporting several open-air beer tents - interestingly bustling with patrons by 1 pm :~) Two very large, very cold beer ...

"Bulgaria is the new place to be"

A travel blog entry by soletraveller

... told me and with the Easter holidays fast approaching, I rushed to book my tickets.

A two hour flight later I found myself lost in a city where little English is spoken and most signs are in Greek. With the little preparation I had managed to do before arriving, I learnt that most taxi drivers will take any opportunity to rip me off. Determined to avoid this, I did exactly what I read. "Turn right immediately after ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on 2010 Samokov, Borovets, is near National Museum of History.
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