Hotel Vega Sofia
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We have left Bucharest, Romania and have a new guide Dafina.
Now the language is well beyond us, lots of characters similar to the Russian alphabet. An example of us being so confused, once we crossed the border into Bulgaria, we stopped at a city the size of Toowoomba. On the seats the letters P Y C E, now that looks simple but it spelt ROUSSE, figure that one. We have a capital A with no horizontal line, that ...
... part depicts a group of Russian and Bulgarian soldiers led by Nike, the Ancient Greek goddess of victory, who rises her sword high above. Portraits ofGrand Duke Nicholas Nicolaievich, Count Ignatiev and the generals Joseph Vladimirovich Gourko and Mikhail Skobelev surround the group. Other ...
... will the young people succeed in their cause and why do our young people not protest government corruption as much as I saw in Bulgaria.
The next day I took something called the Free Sofia Tour, which is a free tour that takes us around Sofia. The tour seemed to be very popular and we had to divide into two groups. Our guide was originally from the capital of Macedonia, Skopje but lived in the city for eight years ...
... was born near Skopje and this is acknowledged by a modern church and sculpture. The mall led to the old Ottoman centre with its maze of lanes. A walled city also visible from this area. Behind the city was Mount Vodno, topped by a huge cross that celebrates 2000 years of Christianity. Macedonia is not really on the tourist route, yet it has a lot to offer, because the country is quite diverse and the tourist receives good value for their money as prices are low. It is a land ...
... faces of the Soviet Nationalists were actually Bulgarian. The products of their industry, the propellers and engines shown on the reliefs, were also painted in Bulgaria's national colors.
Was this artistic protest to suggest it was Bulgarian (not Russian) nationalists who made the "choice" of salvation? Or was it perceived allegiance that Bulgarian nationalists and Soviet nationalists were one in the same?
Another "interesting" destination ...