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Saints and sinners in Sofia

June 25th 2018
HE SAID... Today we were travelling north from Gorno Draglishte to Sofia (via Rila Monastery). We woke reasonably late following the feast and free flowing wine the night before. After gathering ourselves and our packs, we headed down to our homestay family’s small dining room for breakfast, where we enjoyed scrambled eggs, toast, mekitsi (fried dough), local jam and pep ... 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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7th October 2018

Would have liked to see that
We only spent a day or so in Sofia. Totally on purpose because we knew it is a place we could easily get back to. Next time we go there we'll have to try to locate this place because it looks like a place worth visiting. /Ake
7th October 2018

Re: Would have liked to see that
I would totally recommend visiting Sveti Georgi Rotunda Orthodox Church... it's so unique in architecture and also for being in such a weird setting. But I think we loved it most for having survived so long against all the odds! Thanks for following our trip and commenting Ake :)

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