Pirin Park Hotel
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... Who spoke no English and was a little strange... but as he was wearing a AC/DC shirt so some band conversation was possible. He had a glass of our wine with us, and well as bought us grapes for desert. Owen made another new mate... A little kitten - that started purring every time he was near his foot - good luck with trying to shake that one tomorrow! Campsite Carpark all to ourselves - only the security guard playing ramstien from his PC to deal ...
... bit more than a half hour there. Column tops and funerary pieces were the most interesting.
Looking west from the museum was a field. The battle of Philippi took place between two hills west of the city. Alas, there was nothing about this very significant battle in Roman history.
It was slightly downhill to St Lydia's Baptistery, arriving at 1125. A service was ongoing in the stream as we approached. U/K and the Smoker must have had some six items ...
10 of us jumped into two private buses this morning with our driver, Jorgi again, to drive up the nearby ski resort of Mt Vihen, at around 2500 metres. Our guide, Kraski, was a local ski instructor. He had won three bronze and one silver in the Bulgarian downhill and slalom so a pretty fit character. He took us for a half an hour walk up the hillside to a lake, through the snow.
We thought it was going to be a ...
... The place had about 4 tables of people there and 3 staff running around but by 1.25 Steve was all a panic as no food had arrived. He had to do the bolt back to the hotel in time to join 3 others on the Bear Sanctuary tour. Mandy was left to consume both meals and delight in a Steve-free afternoon. What to do, where to go? Photo opportunities? No. Checking out the local church? No. Coffee and cake? No. Mandy chose sleep. Sleep is good.
Steve's driver, ...
... br> On the way back to the hotel we managed to go past the local Kwikimart and picked up a 2.3 litre bottle of beer for $2, and a $4 bottle of white wine for the home cooked dinner tonight at the guest house. Gotta love these prices! Our host, Dehska, had laid on a traditional meal of Bulgarian sausages and a casserole of mixed veges and a ginormous loaf of fluffy white bread. Delish!
Then, out of the blue, appeared 2 pint sized Babushkas/grandmothers or ...