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... cross themselves right to left. I spent some 40M inside.
Got a bit of a raspy throat due to a/c use; gotta take the good with the bad on these trips.
The Saints Cyril and Methodius National Library was closed for accounting for the month. Must use the abacus. Its Greek columns made for an impressive facade.
Began meandering. There are several little parks in the area, all tranquil and clean. Seats in the shade were at a premium today.
... and just like in Plovdiv, decided to walk the two kilometres to our hostel as a test of endurance and a way to see the city without having to work out how to buy a tram ticket. It was a brutal walk over cracked pavement in intense heat, and it seemed that by the time we got to the hostel, we were no longer on speaking terms, although we weren't sure why.
There was a real communal feel to the hostel, with lots of people laughing in the large common ...
... room for his servant with cooking equipment for him to make meals for the monk. I assume the servant was also a monk or a monk in training.
After the monastery, we drove farther up the road to Rila Park where we climbed up a hill to a cave where Ivan Rilsky lived for 40 years. There was a dark passage from the cave where I had to take off my camera pack to wiggle my way up and over the stones. Krassie said if I had any bad actions etc, ...
... and I left the airport by taxi - recommended by Tourist Info as the best way into the city - in warm, sunshiny weather. My minor trauma came as I checked into Scotty's Boutique Hotel. When I reserved my extra days, I had put april 25th as my arrival and since I didn't arrive on the 25th, they cancelled my reservation and only had one of the two days available. The desk clerk kept telling me I should have called when I changed my plans. I hadn't really changed my ...
... have all been through the country since many centuries before good old J.C. saw the light of day. As such, one would expect that Sofia would be teeming with history, but because Bulgaria chose the wrong side in the last world war, many things have been destroyed by enemy bombing. Of course, decades of Soviet occupancy didn't help either.
The capital itself is located on a plateau 545 metres above sea level at the foot ...