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Travel Blogs from Borovets
... to hang out and explore the city with. One day 4 of us got a short taxi to the base of the Vitosha mountains where we got a cable car almost to the top and then tried to walk the rest of the way. On the way up we stopped to eat food that we'd bought with us and noticed people picking berries. These turned out to be blueberries so we picked and munched lots of these as well. We didn't have enough time to get to the top but still had great ...
... 8217;t easy to understand, its all written in cyrillic with only some things translated in English. So first photo I took was our street sign, sounds funny but hey I thought why not and just in case we get lost at least I know the street. We walk around town, its a mix of old and modern buildings. Most people drive new cars. We check out the main attractions like the beautiful Orthodox and Russian churches, buildings, statues and gardens which makes Sofia ...
Tuesday saw the team split to do different jobs after an initial delivery of boxes to Animus, a Bulgarian NGO that houses women who have been trafficked or have suffered domestic abuse. The director told us that they assist between two and three hundred women a year plus any children they may have. Animus are funded by grant making bodies and receive no government or municipal help despite trafficking being such a big problem in Bulgaria and one of the core reasons ...
... many people keeps chickens or a pig as a matter of necessity so these gifts are again very well received.
Before we left for Botevgrad however, we had been invited back to the small "upper room" in Moderno Predgradie to give out boxes to the children that were being fed there. Once again we were touched but just how much the people here care for the children of this neighbourhood. Pavel, Maria, Danny and friends truly care about the ...
... anyone - finding a restaurant at random is more hit than miss. It doesn't take long to 'see the sights' in Sofia - my favourite though, has to be the Natural History Museum. Floor after floor of stuffed animals. It sounds a bit Victorian and gross, but it is really fascinating and I have never seen to many animals (dead or alive) in one place. The most astonishing sight is the memorial to ...
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