Travel Blogs from Sofia
... degrees. We're sharing our sleeper cabin with 4 other young travellers from the netherlands and Finland, they're all really lovely! There are also lots of other travellers on board - Aussies and Brits! The train isn't the cleanest but when we're moving the air is keeping it cool. The cabins are bigger than the others I've been on BUT it does smell and the toilets are broken and gross.
The atmosphere is pretty awesome though. Everyone is chilled and having a laugh which we ...
... whole time we were there. Weather has been inconsistent and we are obviously getting plenty of reports about the floods in Austria and Germany - hasn't impacted us yet, but we need to cross the Danube again in a couple of days when we get to Romania, so it will be interesting to see in full flow. Plenty of river cruises have been canceled and we are thankful that we are not on one. It should be all ok ...
... kinds of luggage and apparel. I would say that leather pants are more popular here - on men and women - and women were wearing some very high heels. As an aside, shoe styles are quite amazing. I should take some photos of shoe store windows.
I forgot to mention that there was some horrible litter - no, more like garbage - at the train station but the public restroom was very clean - maybe due to the tax collected at the ...
... cracker joke and then tilt his head back, put his hand on his stomach and roar in laughter. Then his face would go dead serious again and he's launch into more info like nothing had happened. Rob and I would laugh but only cos of his awesome eccentricity. HE was the tour.
We cycled through the entire city as well as a fair few parks. Sofia has an interesting history involving a lot of bear hunting and religion changes. He took us into what used ...
... times by an unknown painter. The frescoes are fantastic and really well preserved and the garden is a nice little place to chill out for a bit and escape the heat of the day.
I then caught a taxi back to Sofia after eventually finding one and stopped at the Halite Market for a bite to eat before heading back to the hotel to shower in readiness for the Tucan welcome meeting. Thankfully this hotel has a shower cubicle and doesn't become a wet room as soon as the shower is ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility