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We arrived into Sofia's main bus station sometime around 3 in the afternoon. After the usual faffing around that takes place after a bus ride (new countries are disorientating) we found our way onto tram number 18 which drove us all the way to our hostel. We got into the building and were shown our rooms, and were also given the suggestion of taking the Sofia cycling tour which took place twice a day. The next one was in about 45 minutes at 5 which I felt was a bit soon but Tom ...
... a tarator, which is a cold summer soup made of yogurt, cucumber and dill. We shared a shopska salad which is covered in Bulgaria's other national cheese, the sirene, which is a white cheese reminiscent of but actually more tasty than the feta. Bulgarian cuisine apparently has Greek, Turkish and Balkan influences. Amongst other things, it also serves parts of animals that most Westerners would turn their noses at, like stomach ...
... Christmas boxes for the prisoners to give to their children as they are reunited with their families for the first time in many months. It is very moving to see these families reunited even if only for a couple of hours. There are many tears and hugs... and that's just the Trussell Trust team! The children are just so pleased to see their dads and when Pastor Theodore who was leading proceedings asks how many men promise ...
... big deal… it ain’t that big a country, but I guess it is an important neighbouring state and trade partner for Bulgaria.
The highlights of our touring of the city were the big Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, the smaller and ancient St. Sofia church, the 4th Century St George Church, the Bashi Baths mosque, the Archaelogical Museum with an amazing collection of Roman antiquities for the Sofia area, and the area around ...
... a stroll around and enjoy the weather :)
This is another long journey-takes about 10.5/11 hours (damn Athens being so far away!) There are only two trains- 1 day and 1 night train. I think it might be worth taking the night train- save money on hostels and means that we're not losing time being stationary ...