Wednesday, November 22, 2017

the view from my window in sofia and my airport detention

I finally made it to central Sofia – and this picture is the actual view from the window of my hotel.  The city is...

a gem of a show

I woke up this morning determined to make the best of my last full day in Bulgaria.  After a fantastic lunch and late afternoon...

a little piece of history in bulgaria square

As I approached Bulgaria square, the massive Soviet-constructed National Palace of Culture loomed large, like a massive paperweight holding down the edge of the...

a mere mortal vs. the airport travel gods

The root of the word travel is the same root as the French word “travailler,’ which means to work.  This makes sense when one...

баба марта [baba marta] and the red and white in bulgaria

One thing that I noticed quite quickly as I landed in Sofia was that many people were wearing either red and white cloth bracelets...

a trip back to the good old days of museums: национален археологически музей

I started off my day in Sofia as I do in most every city, on a quest for a good cappuccino.  Within an hour...

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