Maxim Boutique Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... in a different direction, which turned out to be the commercial rather than the historical district I'd walked through earlier. Sofia is in a nice setting since it's surrounded by mountains. Every now and then they come peeking through the buildings. This makes for a nice view on a clear day like today. Sofia is an interesting place. There's only 1.5 million people here, so it's small by European standards. It definitely feels ...
Mom is always in-the-know of what is going on in the city from a cultural perspective, and she told me that the National Art Gallery is hosting a unique exhibit showcasing some of the most famous sculptures of Frenchman Auguste Rodin (1840-1917). In addition, just last week a new museum had been opened below the St. Sofia Basilica. Off we went on Tuesday to check out those two things.
The National Art Gallery is housed in a building that was erected in the ...
... for the bus I met a Dutch mother and daughter who are travelling around Europe for three weeks. They are coming up to Sofia tonight too, but are getting the later bus. We exchanged information and will hopefully get together tomorrow for lunch or something. None of us really know what to expect from Sofia.
The bus ride was a lot nicer than I had expected. It was a five hour ride, I had two seats to myself, and each seat had their own TV in the ...
... though drinking warm water out of a public fountain seems particularly insalubrious. Let death not come early. *During the early years of communist rule, the powers that be decided to destroy the city's remaining 50 or so mosques. Because no mosque can be used for worship if its minaret is ruined, they placed dynamite in all the minarets, save one (Sofia's single active mosque today), and blew them all up one night under the cover of a thunderstorm. The party line is that they ...
... telling you what the synagogue is in various languages. A nice man with good english let us into the compound when we told him that we were A) genuinely interested in seeing the temple and B) willing to pay the 2? Leva Bulgarski entry fee. We got some pretty rad pamphlets and such, and he told us that the chandelier was the heaviest chandelier in the country, weighing over 2000 kilos. It was a ...