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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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16th October 2018

All Good Things Must Come to an End -- Unfortunately!
Over the weeks of your trip I have looked forward to reading each trip journal entry and now it's at an end! I found your impressions and descriptions of Rila Monastery and especially Sofia very interesting and thinking how I would view it. And, all your photos here are wonderful. Thanks for the wonderful virtual tour of eastern Europe! Looking forward to reading about your next adventure, wherever that may take you!
16th October 2018

Re: All Good Things Must Come to an End -- Unfortunately!
Thanks for your lovely comment Sylvia! I'm so glad you've enjoyed our blogs. We have one more summary of the trip to post, and then we can turn our heads to the next adventure! :)

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