Sofia Princess Hotel
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... see some places open surely. We eventually stumbled across a little bar called Vibe, which it had none of since there was no one in there. But it was somewhere to get a drink and there was good music playing. Vlad got a sticky finger and Ivan wanted one too, but he already had 2 B52's, so Vlad told him 'don't be greedy'. After several rounds if shooters and Long Island Iced Tea we left for the nightclub. ...
... premiums. Health care used to be "free" here, but a law change in 2008 established mandatory premiums for everyone. Mom and I took the street car there but ended up walking back, talking about all the changes on the way - how this building is new, and that building that used to be this is now that, etc, etc. Every time I come to Sofia, it's like discovering the city all over again - small businesses change all the time and only a few ...
Despite the fact that we left Bulgaria over two months ago, the urge to have a bit of a giggle at some of the Bulgarian men we came across has not waned. Sorry Bulgaria, but here goes... The first thing we noticed (having left the relative conservatism of Turkey) was that regardless of time or place, shirts appeared to be optional. Unfortunately for our retinas, it seemed that the larger, whiter, and hairier the man's gut the greater that man's perceived need ...
Another long day getting here. From Pristina we head north with the intention of crossing out of kosovo into Serbia and over to Bulgaria. We get to the border crossing at Merdar to be turned away. Not sure what the rule is but passing kosovo to Serbia is a no go. Now in no man's land having exited kosovo but not entered Serbia we have to reenter kosovo to be told the insurance we bought in Serbia that on entering kosovo the first time was valid was now no longer valid and indeed ...
... during the night and I was happy to finally get into Sofia. The hostel picked me up from the bus station and I got straight into a good party at the hostel; a great welcome to the country!
I had been to Bulgaria before a few years ago, while backpacking the area with Michel, but only got to Veliko Tarnovo and Narva, so time to go see what the capital has on offer. Friday was spent strolling through Sofia; some of the buildings ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility