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- Drycleaning onsite
- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- High-speed internet in room (free)
- Breakfast Available
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We left VT on the 09.20 bus to Sofia. There was still quite a lot of snow around, despite the thaw of the last few days. The journey was uneventful, though at one point we did see a shepherd driving a small flock of sheep and goats along quite close to the side of the road. No 6-hour journey this time, thank goodness!
We arrived in Sofia …
... Cathedral (built between 1882-1912 - post Ottoman rule). Most Bulgarians are Bulgarian Orthodox Christians. As I mentioned in my earlier post, taking pictures inside these religious buildings is prohibited. Suffice it to say...all are breathtaking. Soaring domes, ostentatious (but beautiful and large-than-life) chandeliers, dramatic murals and mosaics, candelabra, incense burners, and lots of icons of Jesus, Mary, and other saints. There was ...
... old so many window air conditioners mounted on the walls. While Verna and I waited for Stan to go get the car we were outside from the Bulgarian National Bank. Paddy wagon pulls up with a police car and they go into the bank and come out with this couple in hand cuffs and throw them into the paddy wagon. We don't know what happened but Stan said it will suck to be them. We left the downtown area and headed out and up the mountain a bit to the ...
... bear with horns in the background right before customs. After that, some kids lost there luggages but I was lucky enough to have my stuff. I was exhausted after 25 hours of traveling and felt disgusting but a bus was taking us to the Sofia JCC When we got there it smelled like smoke. We went into this room and met the other teens who are coming along with us on the trip. They were very friendly and we started to play ...
... in the Balkans, but Johnie took me out for the best roast lamb I've ever had. It was a little place just off the highway about 5km/3mi west of his flat in New Belgrade, full of mostly truckers and unknown to most Belgraders. There was a little aluminum smokestack out front where they cooked the lamb fresh, of which we destroyed a kilo, garnished with a cabbage, bread, and red wine. As Johnie would put it, I absolutely adore the ...