Travel Blogs from Sofia
... li>Blokes were singing archipela in the very specky Alexander Nevsky Patriarchal Memorial church, sounded fantastic. Took vid but bloke got upset. Saw Mikey doing it so thort was OK. Normally the guide warns you and there are signs everywhere but did not notice anything. get story
... that category. Everyone in the city seemed cheerful and the streets were full of bars and cafes pumping out the same tunes you'd hear in Berlin or London. There was a real vibe about this place and from the moment I arrived it was if the city had put out a welcome mat for me.
The next day we went sightseeing and as Richard has been to this city several times before (and speaks the language) it was obviously a more positive experience than if I were on my own. ...
... then to skip Kazanlak if you are not visiting it in May when you could enjoy the nearby Valley of Roses and the Tracian Tumb with some precious painting on the roof. You want the see the original? You must pay 20 leva but it is generally closed, so you can visit the copy nearby for only 3 leva and it is opened!
So skip it and turn to Veliko Tarnovo, the old capital of the country, a really pleasant city with a lot of hills, old houses and the famous fortress of Tsarevets ...
... are 9 hours ahead of home and we haven't had much sleep but we're doing ok. Looking forward to laying horizontal tonight though!
Thank you to everyone for the well wishes, blog comments, emails, cards, phone calls & hugs! Your support is overwhelming and very much appreciated.
I'm told the hospital has wireless internet so we will update again tomorrow.
Cheers.........Verna & Gary
... it's a good idea to smuggle a bnuch of cigarettes into Bulgaria. Well, apparently, there were 10 ppl in on it, running around the cart, hiding cigarettes everywhere. It all started off with this 60 year old guy, hiding cigarettes between the doors of the train. Then, get this, the lady gets up on the seats, unscrews a panel and throws like over 5000 cigarettes up there. She put up 36 bricks of cigarettes. That's 400x 36...that's a lot. Needless to say, ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Light Sofia
This hotel is conveniently located just blocks away from downtown Sofia. The rooms are small and simple but it is perfectly sufficient and also clean. Breakfast is included and is very good! Great price.
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