Kempinski Hotel Zografski Sofia
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... 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 ...
... t happy with our tickets and started shouting problem at us. We didn't understand so he waved his hands about said no problem and vanished. 15 minutes later however he was back and beckoned for Freya to follow him. Clearly he didn't want to speak to me. We both went with him to a separate compartment where he explained that Sofia wasn't on our train ticket as a listed station and so by going through Sofia we'd taken a route that was ...
... ride. After the border crossing (easy), we went to go board our train at 1am (reserved sleeper couchettes, yay!), and oops, the electricity on the cars wasn't working so they had to do some sort of Tetris with the engines and the cars to get new ones all set up for our train (with one engine but different cars heading to sofia, bucharest, and russia I think). We finally left on our freezing cold night train around 3 or 4am. Meanwhile, we were supposed to ...
... above the city of Shumen. It was built in 1981 to commemorate the 1300th anniversary of the First Bulgarian Empire. The monument is built in concrete in a Cubist style, and designed by Bulgarian sculptors Krum Damyanov and Ivan Slavov. It is 450 m above sea level and can be seen from
30 km away.
A true delight was Saint Nikolas Russian Church, built in the 13th century as a small family church on today's Kaloyan Street behind ...
... to Paris where he's been living for the last eight years. He was heading my way so we walked as far as the Lion Hotel which was really only a few minutes walk from the station. Even in the area close to the station, which is never a good first impression for any city, the streets were lined with trees and the traffic was orderly and nowhere near as chaotic as Istanbul or Beirut. Also - everyone stops at the street corner and waits for the light to turn green before ...