Sankt Peterburg Park Hotel
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I went back online at the hostel at 5 in order to follow the 6 Nations match between England and Ireland (England lost, unfortunately). For dinner I ate out at the restaurant attached to the Philippopolis Museum & Art Gallery; I had grilled halloumi and mushrooms for my main and creme brulee for pudding - at least it claimed it was creme brulee, but had syrup on the top instead of crystallized sugar. Still delicious though!
... 75L ($2.50). I asked in a couple of hotels if they had rooms available as I really didn't like mine for four nites with a bathroom one floor up and waiting if people from the above floor are using it.
The first had a room for 45L ($22) with private bathroom but was quite older too. I went to a more modern looking one next to my hotel and they had rooms for 50L ...
... Running joke between me and Olivier: "..do you have any question??" There is an anti-govt protest going on in the square, apparently across the country.
At 9pm, we went out to hear a free jazz live gig across the hostel with Olivier, Marlen (Dresden), and Su (South Korea). They ordered a bottle of white local wine in a bar above the tunnel with a "nice view" of the city. Couldn't partake bcoz it's my last day of taking meds.
Slept at 1:30am.
... 20th century along with a simple beauty of form and construction. I was the only person in the museum, and I closed it out, spending two hours in utter enjoyment of its treasures. (I also learned that many of these artists featured there still live in the Old City, perhaps contributing to its Bohemian-chic atmosphere.)
Leaving, I walked a bit more through the Old City and down by the river before deciding to head back to the hostel, picking up some gelato on the way (Mint + ...
Plovdiv is a nice city, once the capital of 'east Rumalia', an independent part that resulted from the end of Ottoman empire, before Bulgaria was united. However it has been inhabited much ...