Travel Blogs from Sofia
ok, we are returning to the USA tomorrow- our three week vacation is almost over. Sure went fast, telescoping time. At first we looked out over an ocean of water and now only drops remain!
Have thought about work a few times while we have been away. Joel has checked his work e-mail occasionally. I will wait until we are home!
On Saturday we went to the Bloyana church. After that we went to the History museum.
We caught a bus on the way back. It was a tired old bus. One thing you have to do here is punch your ticket. There several are punches in the bus. I thought you stick it in and it would punch. I gave up. I kept looking at it and figured out it was …
We arrived in Sofia, Bulgaria yesterday. Our flight from Varna to Sofia took less than an hour. Bulgaria is about the same area as Tennessee according to the CIA fact book.
We participated in a walking tour of the old city in the evening. Our guide, Boyko, was an enthusiastic and knowledgeable young man who one could …
After getting into Sofia at around 2, we relaxed in our hotel room for a bit. Then we went out and had some dinner before our walking tour started at 6.
We had a really excellent time on the Free Sofia Walking tour. The guide, Boyko, was really fun to listen to. The two plus hours went by very quickly. Some of us went out for a bite to eat …
... monuments and streetside cafes. If I had to choose one word I would say cosmopolitan. Sure, it doesn't have the ethnic mix of a city like London or Paris, but it's certainly a city that is big enough to sustain a good collection of nightlife, culture and tourist attractions as well as being small enough to make it a very pedestrian friendly city. So far on this trip, if any city has managed to defy its reputation to an extreme it would have to be Sofia. Put this city on the map! ...
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