Sofia - Day 9 August 13th 2011 The bus from Skopje to Sofia took 5 hours and I was accompanied by another Aussie - they get everywhere:-)
Arriving in Skopje I didn't have a clue where the hostel was so got a taxi and as usual he tried to rip me off trying to charge me in euros rather than Levs!
The Hostel was shocking (Internet hostel) rock hard mattress and 1 bathroom for the entire place but I've had worse. The ... read more
Europe » Bulgaria » Sofia City » Sofia 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