Hotel Yastrebets Wellness & Spa
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This morning, after using the wi-fi till after lunch, we finally headed off towards Veliko Tarnovo (a little town in the Lonely Planet that looks worth visiting). On our way Logan spotted a sort of army vehicle grave-yard. So of course we pulled over and he got out to excitedly investigate. He took heaps of photos, I'll only ...
... 8217; sleep (Monday was a very long day indeed) we headed off to meet the residents of the House of Joshua this morning. It was great for those of us in the team that have been before to see familiar faces and moving for us all to compare life between young adults in Bulgaria and young adults in England. We spent the day making wedding favour samples of soap that the House residents are selling as part of their social enterprise (HOPe Soap) and jam ...
Today the team spilt into two as there was a lot to get done. The big van went far north to visit Vratsa orphanage, Boychinovtsi Juvenile Prison and pass some boxes to Mick Cooper of Phoenix Inspire. The small van trod more familiar territory visiting orphanages in the Botevgrad area.
Actually the first stop was an old folks home that has only been open ...
... the roads were paved and the last part to Samokov was worse then everything else so far, but Samokov surprised us with very helpful locals: one found us the cheapest hotel so far (we don't want to talk about money to much, but to give you an idea, in this text we'll do so nonetheless: normally we pay around 20 € for two persons, sometimes including breakfast, sometimes not, here we payed 15 €) and we didn't even ask for help (we just stood there, ...
... a supplicatory fashion after the lost key fiasco of last night. The Fosters and the Coles have also brought extra materials so we have a whole range of stuff from hand puppets and animal masks to delicate little decorative glass ornaments for the children to personalise. Together with Pete's juggling workshops there will be something to keep everyone happy.
In the afternoon we spent some time ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
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