Slavyanska Hotel Beseda
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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... and I had an hour layover in Vienna. Ironically, this scenario got me to Sofia more than 2 hours earlier than my original booking!
The one thing about traveling with a carry on is that you always worry about boarding early enough to still have room for your luggage in the overhead bins. So, on both my Austrian Air flights, which got boarded in no particular seat order, I was one of those annoying people who stand at the gate long before ...
... delay, we finally made it to Sofia at 2:30pm the afternoon after our trip had begun. I knew very little about Sofia other than what I had been reading in a travel novel by Bill Bryson, who visited it in 1997. Hardly current information, but in that novel he had mentioned that the nightlife here was great, and that it was very cheap. The first of the two German girls left Karoline and I here, and after saying our farewells she went off to explore the city. I was keen to get ...
... backpacks with beer and wine and of course some food and water. That night we stayed 'at home', cooked some dinner and watched television, and while that sounds really boring, we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Over the next few days we joined in on a free two and a half hour walking tour of Sofia and visited the local sights; visited the optometrist, yep, the optometrist where we were assessed by an ophthalmologist and picked up prescription glasses for a ...
... walk of each other. The 5th "unofficial" church is a McDonald’s, which is most likely the real reason everyone gets along; no one regardless of religious affiliation, wants to see the McDonald’s destroyed as they love their MakMehlo menus.
Martin also put on a spur-of-the moment play, casting a few of us from the tour. I was able to get out of participating, but with the story's need of a handsome tsar, Adam couldn't avoid being cast. A bit cheesy, ...
... We went back to the grand bizarre for some gifts for people, walked around the gorgeous city, and ate mezzes for both lunch and dinner because we were going to really miss them (and I had become obsessed). But then there was the overnight trip across the border with a bus ride full of middle-school-aged kids on a field trip and a couple with a baby sitting behind us, kicking the seat, watching cartoons in turkish with volume turned up during almost ...