Travel Blogs from Sofia
... for our last three nights. Having said that we have a few plans for this week which will hopefully include a day trip to Belogradchik's sandstone and limestone rock formations, a hike with Petya's family weather permitting and some more touristy stuff around Sofia. Chao for now! PS I forgot to mention. We finally made the social pages! Our picture was on the Botevgrad newspaper website. We made the site because we were from Australia and we attended the street ...
... the square boasts temples representing four different religions--a Catholic church, an Orthodox church, a mosque, and a synagogue--all within 300 meters of each other.
From there, we visited the site of a former public bathhouse, where mineral spring water still bubbles up from fountains. Throughout the years, the citizens of Sofia have turned to these various springs for their purported healing properties, and Jaclyn and I decided to test the merits of ...
... bags back to Mr. No Problem’s and left them there fully expecting them to be gone and no rooms available when we returned from a day of sightseeing.
We had a wonderful FULL day of seeing (some) of the sights Paris has to offer. This was very special as we have talked about going to Paris for years and I think Sophia may have given up on the promise I made her when she was only a few years old. Paris was very special to me ...
... gives us vouchers for dinner for $10 each. So off we go to eat dry sandwiches that taste like toasted styrofoam and what's a vacation if you don't start it off with a good, strong alcoholic beverage. In Pierre's case, it's apple juice (no no, not cider, juice!); in my case, it's a beer. A draught that cost $12.50. Twelve-fifty for a Heineken draught ! Come on, talk about a ripoff ! A bit over 6 hours of flight in ...
... him in English, we resort to a lot of makeshift sign language and laughs. Most random sight of the day...at the stop light along the way, there are 2 guys in the road selling phone chargers, like, "hey buddy, nice phone you have there, need a car charger for it??" WTF?
Our driver doesn't know where the hotel is so we drive down some interesting back roads trying to find it...don't like the way you're going on a 1 way in Istanbul? No problem, just let off the ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking