Hotel Royal Victoria
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... homemade rakia, and talked about famous Bulgarians. (Although none were so famous that I had heard of them before.) I came away from the tour with a much better understanding of and appreciation for Bulgaria. Because we were doing, and not just looking and listening, I felt more involved and had a really good time on the tour. I highly recommend it.
It was raining a bit when we finished, so I headed over to the indoor market by the mosque. It reminded ...
... had to change trains unexpectedly as we crossed the boarder into Serbia. The Hungarian train stopped and we had to walk along the tracks for 50 meters to clamber onto a Serbian train. I feel there are many hard-feelings between these countries that I don't know about being an ignorant Australian. Or perhaps they are just not willing to, or don't have enough trains to share across boarders. Also being an ignorant Australian, I was a little nervous ...
... br> We made it right in time to set up for our next interview and spent the next two hours with part of a Bible study group discussing how radio is growing, changing, and affecting people in the villages of Bulgaria. Many people cannot get to a church, so radio is their church but because of lost signals (the mountains block most towers) they have been struggling to listen to a whole program. We were able to discuss some options and ...
... very surreal to be walking down the street where the actual front lines were, seeing sandbags still covering windows and even shell casings still on the ground. It seemed as if nothing had been touched, no resources to restore normalcy and yet everybody appeared to be moving forward and living their daily lives around it all. We walked up an 8 story building with no windows and blown up, graffiti walls. We were soon to find out that this used to be the main city bank ...
... weren´t so many indeed. We could have taken a public bus that leaves at 10.20 from Sofia, arrives in the monastery at about 13.00 and then there is another bus going back at about 15.00. The ticket costs EUR 11. After considering all pros and cons we booked the tour with our hostel and paid for one more night.
Day 2: September 6, 2013
After another king size breakfast we were ready for the tour to the Rila Monastery. We were a group of 7 people ...