Kempinski Hotel Zografski Sofia
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... off us even drove us to the bus station after we were done in the monastery. He refused my offer of money, because he told Elena, that he wanted the American to have a positive view of Bulgarians. I’m sure this happens all over the world, but sometimes it does open your eyes to the kindness of people.
That night Elena and I took the Free Varna Tour. Elena as a resident told me that she found
out many ...
... the girl was young and beautiful, bubbling with energy and enthusiasm. Days later, Kevin and I were still impersonating her outrageously happy, smiling, Bulgarian-accented comments, such as “well, we invented Cyrillic here in Bulgaria, we loove it, we know some people don't like it but, well, we loove it!” Or, “Here is a church which is no longer used, some people say we should knock it down, but we loove it!” But her spirit was infectious ...
June 16th - So, on to the third part of my redundancy travels and off to Eastern Europe and the Balkans for 4 weeks, beginning in Sofia, Bulgaria and travelling through Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Slovenia before ending up in Budapest, Hungary.
The tour is run by Tucan and begins on June 18th so I flew out to Sofia a couple of days earlier to see the city, as we will leave for Skopje on the 19th.
Another early start, a rather harsh ...
... salad with Serene cheese, similar to Greek salad, enjoy the local cheap beers (from 0.50 to 1.50 euro) and a lot of rakia (different types of grape liquor), brandy, vodka for 1 euro the 50 ml glass. Other tasteful and delicious food is youghurt, invented by bulgarians but they do not know this name called here" kissinovo mlako", especially with honey, then the fruit jam and ayran a liquid and slightly salted youghurt that cost less than 1 euro for half liter and that I advise ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service