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... but they taste... well like they should taste, delicious.
Vlad continues to do a great job looking after the complex despite all the problems he has faced. As some of you will be aware Vlad has had problems with his emails. Some outgoing ones get through and some don't. Its the same with emails sent to Vlad with some getting to him and some not. I can't explain it and nor can Vlad, so if any of you have any ideas please let us know.
After Sofia we had in mind a small provincial village experience. We had been told about Plovdiv and Gayle thought it was a lovely little village but we quickly realised it was Bulgaria's second largest cities. However it was lovely and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay there.
We camped about 2km from the city centre, with the bus stop only some 200metres from the camp.
We joined ...
... Old Plovdiv! On the way back we saw part of a procession celebrating the Day of Culture & Literacy. This public holiday celebrates the Cyrillic alphabet in particular.
We took a taxi to the North bus station, where I bought our tickets to Veliko Tarnovo. We had a bit of time to kill then, so we took turns to go next door to Lidl while the other person stayed to look after the bags.
... been restored and is a pretty impressive sight, especially when the white marble seats gleam in the sun. It was built in Philippopolis (the Roman city where Plovdiv is now) between 114-117 AD during the reign of Emperor Trajan, could seat 6000 spectators and was used for gladiator fights and poetry and music competitions as well as theatrical performances. It was also used as the seat of the Thracian Provincial Assembly.
It was 5 leva to get ...
As we got to the border there were signs for Greece. I was dreading Bulgarian border police as to whether they would search everything again, and then be searched again on the Turkish side.
Since this is a big international crossing that goes back to prehistory it was much better organized. To exit Bulgaria we all had to get off the bus and go to ...