Travel Blogs from Sofia
... based on gossips or legends which usually makes such a tour easily consumable. Cause of many given facts we were able to remember just like 1/5 of them :( Well, he was still nice and apparently made a big effort so we tipped him anyway.
In Bulgaria they really love lions, they consider them to be a symbol of strength and power and from this reason they put their statues everywhere. Even the Bulgarian currency bears the name "leva" which means "lion" in the ...
... which transport to get back to our hotel. There is a huge variety of public transport here including buses, trams, metro and a weird sort of electric bus that looks straight from the Soviet era.
Made our way to the Cathedral of Saint Alexander Nevski which is an amazing church and Sofia's one big highlight.
We then walked through the centre of town which has some amazing ...
... 4 spanish people) had to get off and go to the other side of the border area to buy our visas (15euro each) and then take them back to be stamped through. Unfortunately we had to wait about 40mins for this to get done so we were just sitting on the kerb at 4am in the morning – not the best thing ever, but we finally got through and continued the journey to Istanbul. ...
... care leavers: for more details see fscibulgaria.com
We'd love to show you some pictures but we agreed with the unit manager that we wouldn't show the childrens faces so you'll have to make do with the video clip here.
Things are changing here in the state care system, which is seeing a shake-up of previous rules and practices- but there is still a long way to go to reduce the number ...
On arriving in Sofia, I checked in a hostel and took a long awaited shower. The tiredness ceased temporarily. I regained some strength, just enough to go for some Sofia exploration. Not alone but with newly met traveller. He was heading further down to Athens and had five hours to kill before embarking on the next bus. We manage to do a pretty good sightseeing together and a photo session of city’s main attractions. And Sofia has ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services