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... had a massage and soaked in hot jacuzzi for few hours. Prices were good- 45 lev (~£17) for massage and spa access. After the pampering all of us had our last dinner in Borovets and headed home to pack.
All in all, for those who never done this before, I would advice not worry too much like I did by searching for all the answers before I even got there. My main concern was lift passes, that we did not even need at the end, as a beginner you end ...
... team hit their sacks to try and recover some of that lost sleep from the night before.
Tomorrow the team visit the House of Opportunity in the nearby village of Skravena and hook up with the translators who will be joining us for the camp.
This year the team are:
Laura Ferguson (Bulgaria intern)
Grace Henney (two time SC vet)
Fraser Henney (Grace's husband and SC newby)
... then it was over - almost as quickly as we had secretly hoped it might be (we were a bit apprehensive, especially as iron gates were locked behind us).Saying our goodbyes and heading or the relative safety on the van, we then dropped off another cargo of Christmas boxes in the delightful little church just down the road, we suddenly felt we had made a group of hardened individuals laugh and (we hope) brought them some joy ...
Well day 2 is now at an end; the team has been joined by the Coles and the Fosters and all is well...
The House of Joshua (HoJ) has been looking after young Bulgarian state care leavers since September 2007, with the project now beginning its 5th year of operation. Here the Trussell Trust, through our in-country NGO- the Foundation for Social Change and Inclusion (FSCI), has been helping ...
... and one can only imagine the frustration and extra cost this causes ordinary Bulgarians for whom petrol and diesel is relatively expensive.
Van duly sorted we head of for Sofia rueing our lost morning but looking forward to seeing some old friends in Moderno Predgradie. Here in this mainly Roma suburb of Sofia we visit a little Church that has fond memories for the team and is always humbling to visit. ...