Park Hotel Vitosha
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... was shaping up to be another leisurely day until my friend Toni called. We met when I lived in Augusta, GA, and bonded immediately because she was one of only 2 Bulgarians in town. We'd traveled to Bulgaria together in 2009, and she came to CA to visit her son who lives in Palm Springs in 2010, but we hadn't seen each other since. We had coffee at the Radisson hotel behind the tail of the horse. Yes, that's a real location in Sofia! Right across the House of Parliament sits ...
... ruins and a small church.
I was able to go inside. There were monks performing a service and some locals singing prayers. The Ministry building was maybe a Presidential building as there was a set of uniformed guards outside and ...
Once again, we had a local guide take us around the old town in Sofia. Sofia is just like any big city and is quite modern in parts. There are new developments going up everywhere, but it doesn't have the widespread dilapidation we were seeing in Albania or Macedonia. Sofia itself is doing well financially as the capital of Bulgaria and has developed 3 key industries to keep the economy strong - banking, ...
... that passage would cleanse me of them. It was a nice walk along a forested path although I was a little slow and it did get warm walking up hill. At the end, Krassie had me walk a little farther up a road to see a little waterfall.
From there we went to a restaurant patronizied by Bulgarians rather than tourists. There were a lot of families with kids and there were toys for them: a riding animal of some sort that played tunes including one ...
... place was crazy. On the menu was swords of meat, sheeps head (the entire head), any interal organ you can think of, oh and plates of parsons nose (I am not explaining this on here, you can ask later)!!!! We were not that game and just enjoyed some normal food! But it was great!
Next stop was the pub, but not just any pub, a pub where each table had its own tap and you could draught your own beer!!! Awesome! ...