Blogs from Bulgaria, Europe - page 61


Europe » Bulgaria » Sofia City » Sofia May 6th 1996

Has anyone been to Bulgaria? Well, our traveling group didn't cover much ground in Bulgaria but what I remember about this trip is how well we started it. Coming from more than a week's travel around Greece, we drove from Thessalonika towards Bulgaria. Our introduction to Bulgaria was a visit to the impressive, awesome Rila Monastery. The pictures do not do justice to the lovely sights of Rila Monastery. Do please remember that I was then still using a non-digital camera. Just point and shoot, no reviews permitted. If one gets a double exposure, tough luck. The Monastery of St. John of Rila I am not into antiquities. I am not even a collector of anything. I never formed any attachment to material things and a piece of art for me, is really something best preserved ... read more
Rila Monastery
Alexander Nevsky Church
With Friends

Europe » Bulgaria » Sofia City » Sofia August 8th 1990

Geo: 42.6976, 23.3222Our few days in Sofia were very interesting, visiting a pro-democracy protest, photographing the anti-Karl Marx signs, and taking tea with the locals.... read more
St. Nedelya Orthodox Church
Our new friend

Europe » Bulgaria » West November 30th 1940

still don't know that i want to post this, especially considering that the last post was kind of negative.? oh what the hell, my camera won't connect so i am stuck with writing and this is a day in the life of clay! some of the locals have asked why i am wearing a whistle. my standard reply has been to mimic climbing a rock, and then pretending a fall. that is followed by twisting my body like i broke my leg and neck. they laugh and say good (i am amazed they get it but it was confirmed). today, however, i used it for a different reason. in the lovely setting ot tourist trap Nesebar, bulgaria, i went to change 50 US$ for a great rate, or so i thought. after i gave the 50, ... read more

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