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- TV Channel One Russia
- Breakfast Available
- Non-smoking hotel
- Refrigerator in room
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... Nevski led the Russian forces in the Russo-Turkish war of 1877-8, leading to Bulgarian independence from the Ottoman Empire. 200,000 people died in the effort. He is remembered with what has become the star tourist attraction in Sofia, the Alexander Nevski Cathedral. Its gleaming gold leaf domes are beacons, as it its location in the middle of a [now partially closed] roundabout.
The exterior is as fascinating as the interior. Its style is reminiscent of the Hagia ...
... to taking taxis, lucky they were pretty cheap! I'd like to return one day to Bulgaria and visit the rila mountains and seven lakes and spend some time hiking, definitely to see parts of Bulgaria with some culture rather than its capital city. Still glad to have visited though! Tonight we were hoping on getting the overnight train to Istanbul, however when we arrived at the train station, the lady said there were no more tickets available. ...
... 2 hours south of Sofia. Again I saw the beautiful snow-capped peaks. He said they were around 2000 meters - or was it 3000? In any case, they were lovely to look at and so were the rounded hills before we reached the turn-off for Rila Monastery. Here it became more wooded in the valley following the rushing river swollen with melted snow waters. Very scenic. The villages that we drove through were notable for their grape arbors in front of almost ...
... more photos of the wooden parts of the various buildings. I had passed a souvenir stand with cow bells and hoped I had just a few seconds to negotiate for one or two. As it happened, I got 2 - a larger one and a smaller one - with a reduction of 1 leva - but the man had to take them off his wooden pole by passing them over all the others. I was afraid that I had made a bad choice but I got back to the bus with a few minutes to spare and I ...
... whole 90c. Even bought myself a punnet of raspberries for 80c, a bit better than Woolworths or Coles.
With the city 1/2 empty it meant less concern for traffic was needed and with that we kept the streak going of not having to pay for parking by leaving puglsey at the stadium car park. (as i write this we are in Budapest and we have still kept the streak going..although i haven't checked so there could be a clamp on it).