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... When telling the Romanian locals about Bulgaria they said that “7 days are too much”, and giving us the local emergency numbers as we’d likely have problems. We found it so friendly though, and had no problems at all with any of the locals (apart from the grumpy bus lady).
Days in Bulgaria – 6
Cost/Day - ₤43.80
Trains/Buses – 0/4
KM Traveled – 700km
₤ 0.10 / km (not ...
... about 2 hours from Sofia) and geez Louise it really was something else. They follow the Orthodox Christian religion out here and the paintings on the walls of the Church within the Monastery, as well as those in the St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral that I went to today, were awe inspiring. The landscape in Bulgaria is just wonderful too. All these snow capped mountains, flowing waterways and thick forests. It would make for some excellent ...
... ripped-off by a taxi. Taxi again...
The hostel is very impressive, the rooms are great and there is lots of entertainment on offer. There was talk if a free night in the hostel if we agreed to exhibit a performance for the rest of the guests but we decided the humiliation of singing or performing a dance routine would far out-weigh the financial saving.
On our first day, we walked around the entire city. It's actually very small (not much bigger than ...
... who just flew in. It seems we meet someone interesting each day and we all have something in common-improve our quality of life. Must run - my wife wants me in bed.
So, wish me (us) luck for the rest of the week.
Talk to you all soon.
Typical, Verna wants the last say.
I forgot to say that I got the specific results today. They gave me 2 CD's that show what was actually done and my stenosis was: left jugular 75%, right jugular ...
... we saw differences, too. Romanians almost seem to try too hard. Those who can afford it, and probably many who can’t, are very into fashion and making a statement. Girls wear sexy, revealing, designer clothes; men wear showy watches and drive racy cars. On the other hand, Bulgarians seem more comfortable with themselves; they are not as affected by Western influences, dress more modestly and seem to live more within their means.
We left Romania ...