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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- 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 …
... the next day.
Our tour guide was awesomely odd. He was a long haired guy hippie guy who looked like he could have been in a medieval mini series (see picture). You could tell he had his little tour script where he would bundle out tonnes of information in his slightly incomprehensible Bulgarian accent. You had a warning when he was going to tell a joke as his super serious face would suddenly break into this enormous Cheshire cat smile as he would tell ...
... bacon and ham, Penny Markt and Lidl, and beautiful 17th C Russian style churches. All of these things told us that we definitely were not in Turkey/the Middle East/ the Arab world anymore.
Now that we're back in Europe and traveling by bus, it feels like we're not far from home. We've got another day in Sofia, then a long bus journey to Praha, our last stop before the final leg to London.
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... pizza and ice cream joints, south to the big green, shady Public Garden. It is full of life, especially with young people strutting their stuff. A few hours ago it was headscarves and burqas. Now it's short-shorts and a shocking numbers of breast jobs flaunted by shirts cut to the navel (no idea the story here?). We are NOT in Turkey anymore! This is when my transition really hit me. Chapter two has begun.
My hotel recommended ...
... as well as NGOs, and will introduce me to them. And her mother invited me to go with a group from her school on a two-day "field trip" to the Valley of the Roses! That will be the 17th and 18th, and I would really like to go. It depends, however, on my appointment at the American University in Blagoevgrad. I will call there tomorrow to find out what date it will be.
On Friday morning, Mitko took me to Boyana, in ...