Travel Blogs from Borovets
... according to the type of job they had, but the salaries were restricted to specific bands. The example he gave us was that a street sweeper would earn 100 LEV a month (50 euro) while a doctor would earn 500 LEV a month (250 euro).
It was so fascinating to hear of someone supporting socialism. Isn’t socialism the end of the western wall, the downfall of America, the devils work? But then, don’t we use socialism to a certain extent as part of our daily ...
... of a vessel, we land at Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris. Because we have an 8-hour layover, we decided to go into town to kill time. The train (filthy and smelly, by the way) takes us to Les Halles and everywhere we look, there is a sale... my heart is breaking because we're only on a day trip and I can't carry much in my day pack.
It's about 20C in the City of Light, sunny with cloudy periods and it's alive on ...
... really pleased with it and had spent a long time frothing it so Mikey bravely downed his. I poured mine into a handy flower pot where unfortunately it made a very obvious brown pool which wouldn't soak in. We had to dig around with a fork on the sly while the waitress went into the kitchen, and eventually it disappeared! Setting off, we were pleased it was yet again great weather and excited about reaching a new country. 5 minutes into the day however ...
... three men are chain smokers so we now are in for a pleasant trip NOT! They were drinking we think straight Vodka and they offered some to Troy who said No thanks. So what was a quiet cabin turned into somewhat loud one as these three not so attractive and one of them toothless men joined us to Sofia. I knew then we were in for a long smokey trip from now on.
Anyway it was just after 2pm and we just left Nis and our new cabin mates decide to leave us ...
Ahhhh Bulgaria famous for.... hats? Or have I made that one up?
Anyway, this is our last interval on the way to Athens. Looks like it has some really interesting history and lots of ancient buildings from as far back as 7BC and lots of foresty (!) city parks! I just put this as one night- more a place to stop ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility