BEST WESTERN Hotel Europe
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... takes many petals to crush for oil extraction, even an ml. It must be harvested by hand and the harvest season is only 3 wks. long.
She reached into her bag and showed pictures of native costumes from the regions. Then we went to another park where she produced small glasses and a bottle of Raki from her amazing bag. Raki is a distillate of wine and seems to always be white and from the same grape variety, typically a homemade wine. It is very ...
... unlike the ones in the rest of the museum, which were in Bulgarian and English.
Next came the National Gallery, which wasn't quite as big as I was expecting. There was a photography exhibition by an American called Brian Dailey, mostly very colourful portraits but also a 'Morpheus' series of surrealist, dreamlike photos that I particularly liked. Upstairs was a big exhibition of works by the 20th-century Bulgarian artist Nikolay Nikov. It was filled with photos of ...
... some games until finally we arrived in Sofia. Yay! Whilst for a lot of people there destination had been Sofia we still had to get into Romania and so reserved a seat on a train heading for Moscow that passed through Bucharest. Everything was fine until about 1am. The carriage we were in was empty and another ticket collector came through shaking us all awake and wanting to see our tickets. Our American friend was given the ok but ...
... my cousins :)
After that we headed towards the Banya Bashi Mosque. Behind the mosque there are public thermal baths and then we walked a little bit further to try how the local mineral springs taste. They are supposed to have healing effects so many people (of course some tourists but especially local people) were coming to refill their bottles. The water was boiling, though (it had certainly more than 40°C).
Another place of worship located just across ...
... to report yet but we will be very busy first thing tomorrow as we have 780+ cases of Christmas boxes to unload and get ready for our first orphanage visits later this week.
Our team this are:
Laura Ferguson- TT UK
Rich Haydon- volnteering his time to make a video of this years trip
Tedi Koleva- Director of The Trussell ...