Kempinski Hotel Zografski Sofia
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... a train to Bucharest which didn't get us back until 10:30pm. You can definitely tell why Bram Stoker picked Transylvania for the setting of Dracula. The mountains and surrounding areas look very ominous when its getting dark. Its very rugged and dramatic. Apparently that area of Romania holds the majority of the brown bear population for the whole of Europe not just Romania. Our flight left Romania for London at about 11:30. We got in at about 2pm. But thats another story! Stayed tuned for ...
... Slovenia was impressively relaxed. I wandered across the bridges, admired the river, the public sculptures, the local market, the outside of the Cathedral and the distant castle up on the hillside. I pottered through the streets determined to use up my final euros as this was my last euro country.
Regrettably, I was so effective with spending up my final euros that when it came time for dinner, I was going to have to put it on my VISA. An impulse purchase in a shop ...
... this time around, so there was something oddly comforting and familiar about the airport. I did have to wait awhile for my bag, but then the driver from the Sheraton was there waiting for me on the other side.
The ride into town from the airport is no more than thirty minutes. Since I had caught that 7 AM flight it was still pretty early but luckily there was a room available. The Sheraton Hotel in Sofia is beautiful. The hallways are ...
... funded by the Jewish Community of Sofia. Most surfaces were ornamented or painted. A picture's worth a thousand words, though. I don't really feel like talking about the worship hall for a thousand words, so let's hope dad finds the pictures of it.
All in all, the Synagogue was well worth seeing, though not quite as large as the big church in town. I give it 4 and a half stars.
We had big plans to go sightseeing - a fellow working here was kind enough to find out for us what was open on Sunday; but after a late breakfast some Sask folks took us on a tour of the hospital so we could see where to find everything. They said Jacquie would only have to stay in bed 4 hours; that would be nice. Jacquie is very exicted about tomorrow. I guess they do the testing and then the ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet