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... end of the zone and end up in Sofia's Central Park, which is undergoing a massive construction project. Most of it seems to be under construction, though there is a walking path that leads to the National Palace of Culture and Bulgarian Square, so I follow the path. In the Bulgarian Square, grab myself some soft cream, haven't had that in a long time and it is absolutely delicious, reminds me of the Dairy Queen ice cream.
My mom's nickname for me is "The Broom". She started calling me this in high school because in my free time, I was always all over town meeting with friends. When I left for the US, it was even worse when I'd come back home. I'd stagger dates with friends for a full day and when I'd come home, my mom would ask "Did you sweep up the town?"
Over the weekend, I swept up pretty good! My friends have jobs and families now, and everyone is busy during the week, so ...
... lots of old costumes and traditional stuff
Finally I went to Slavikov Square near the Opera House. It was nice with a tram line running down the pedestrian street and booksellers.
There was a fruit market as you follow the tram line down as well as a park. In the park was a big orthodox church again not on my map
... unsound decisions.
During our 5-day stay, we were introduced to the free city walking tour. Walking tours are our preferred activity in which to partake when we reach a new destination. Although they probably sound more like a parade of knit pant suits, polyester, and orthopedic shoes, the tours are actually geared towards the relatively young. Entertaining as they are informative, the bottom line benefit for travelers is that the tour is free of charge. One ...
... and natural hot water fountains, there since the Roman times, where Sofia-ians filled up their bottles. I tasted some – so fresh!
We came back to the apartment for a little rest before heading out again to meet fellow Fulbright-and-then-some friends for dinner. As we waited, we horsed around with music, creating hideous-sounding videos and laughing the tears out of our eyes. Then we are off for grub. Do Nate’s friends ...