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Sofia

Sofia

May 7th 2011
The night train to Sofia was a surprisingly good night's sleep briefly interupted at 5am by the border crossing. Sofia is a small city, easy to walk around in a day with churches and mosques scattered between lots of normal buildings. The surrounding countryside is green, green, green which, along with the rain, reminded me a lot of Scotland. I spent a day wandering around the city and divi ... read more
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Bulgarian Flag The Bulgars, a Central Asian Turkic tribe, merged with the local Slavic inhabitants in the late 7th century to form the first Bulgarian state. In succeeding centuries, Bulgaria struggled with the Byzantine Empire to assert its place in the Balkans, b... ... read more
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