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The following morning a group of us head out for the free Sofia walking tour. Starting with the Palace of Justice- a more recent edition to the city it houses the criminal courts. Most of the buildings visible are from the 19th and 20th century when Sofia became the capital of the newly recognized state.
Our guide walks ...
... food (our trip, if you haven't guessed already, consists of eating and looking at buildings, mostly churches.). The church of Sofia was beautiful on the outside, but inside it was nice but in need of a renovation. Very dark, with storage areas around the sides near the chapels. Sofia hopes to be the cultural hub of Europe by 2019, but it has a long way to go. We visited the old Soviet park, with statues of proud and defiant Socialists, holding hands and ...
... who begs for money everyday but donate every penny [40,000 euro = $55,000] to charity and orphanages)
After that we headed up to a summer home for fruit and coffee and a traditional Bulgarian snack made from phyllo(filo) dough, cheese, and yogurt. It was heavenly! I think I’m gonna need the recipe! After a time of relaxing and fellowship, we headed to the airport to sadly end our time in Bulgaria. I do know one thing, though, I will be ...
... pretty tired from a late night followed by an early train and a day of walking around, so a few of us decided to go see Hunger Games: Catching Fire at the cinema. If only movies were this cheap back home...$5 movie with $2 popcorn?!? Too hard to resist especially for those who know how much Nigel (and Terrea for that matter) loves popcorn at the movies.
The next day we all hopped onto a tram line for about 40 minutes and headed towards the underground ...
... BGN 1 and BGN 5). The second museum we entered was the Ethnographical museum. Besides climbing up the defending tower this is the only way how you can see the monastery from the upper floors. We were accompanied by a very nice lady who unfortunately didn´t speak English at all. She spoke some German but it seemed to be impossible to explain to her (using hands and legs) what we wanted to know (we just asked her how many monks used to live in the monastery). After a while ...