Travel Blogs from Sofia
... to the 6th-century Church of St Sophia, on 2 Paris Street. The monument commemorates the hundreds of thousands of Bulgarian soldiers who died in wars defending their homeland. Ceremonies involving the President of Bulgaria and foreign state leaders are often performed here.
... Ramapo named Maya. It was interesting to see Maya, whom I had not spoken to for many years. We spent the night eating traditional Bulgarian food and having good conversation. It was a nice day overall.
The next morning I took a shuttle bus to the Rila Monastery, which is the most famous and supposedly beautiful of the monasteries in Bulgaria. As a Jew, it is kind of odd to see the power of devotion that some pilgrims ...
... We then crossed the whole capital city to go to our very nice Hostel Mostel (which was very well ranked over the last years!), met some Hong Kongese there(from CUHK, United college ! Cheeeeck !), had a nice walk around the romantic streets in the city center, had home-made pasta, and hopped to our beds ! We are getting closer and closer to Switzerland !!!! Youpi ...
... so we headed out to grab some food at a local restaurant instead. We’d arranged tickets into Nis in Serbia for tomorrow morning, and so we had a look around town seeing some of the sights.
Morning came and we got to the station bright and early. It was here when our first mess-up of our trip started. I took the tickets out of the book that had been given to us and read that they said Skopje. Skopje is in Macedonia. From here things went downhill. We went to the ...
... It's actually an R for us. H? It's an N. How about X? It's an H, according to the Latin alphabet.
It can make reading a map very difficult - many times I've stood on a corner, staring at a street sign while holding a map, trying to see if the name on the map matched the name on the sign. You'd think it'd be simple, but depending on the font, it wasn't always obvious. Even worse, the maps given at the TIs are often ...
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- Continental Breakfast
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