Travel Blogs from Borovets
Today was started with Krassi and Neytcho taking us to the National Museum to see the Thacian gold from 2 to 4th century BC, some of the main pieces are in New York on display at the present and they have replicas in there place. There were many other interesting pieces including the oldest items made of gold ever found. Krassi and Neytcho were great guides. They then took us ...
... all the main attractions are easily reached by foot so we've been walking around a lot. The main shopping strip is closed to vehicular traffic and is occupied by high-end shops (where everything is also on sale!), fancy restaurants and trendy cafés. If it's lacking in history, it certainly isn't lacking in beautiful women. Good grief, what's in the water here?! The young women are all stick thin, well endowed in mammal glands and ...
... the meat and veggies was excellent. Authentic Bulgarian 3 piece band playing old school Bulgarian music was a nice treat at dinner as well. Tried the 'famous' no-hang-over Bulgarian wine...and although I didn't have enough to test the hang over, I'm calling bull$hit, it was too fruity to not cause a hangover.
Oh, and its like 57 degrees, sunny, with no humidity, and a light breeze. So long and good ridiance to the 105 we left in Houston.
... my time here and the city was clean and safe as well as being easy to get around and the people seemed friendly. I realised later that I got an initial false impression by asking people for directions when they were probably hurrying to work.
I'd been told that that the journey to Istanbul was quicker by bus than train so booked a night bus for Saturday night. The journey was uneventful and I slept most of the way arriving in Istanbul at 9am. ...
... what to make of this place as we researched on the internet before we came here and sounded like it was going to be another shithole and not a nice place to visit. Well must say we found it a pleasant place to visit, nice to have nice people for a change, appealing buildings and churches and food was pretty good. We buy another memory card and head to the supermarket to stock up on some food for tomorrow. We return to our hostel and spent hours trying to ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility