Category Archives: Bulgaria

More Sofia | Bulgaria

It’s not because we went shopping that we skimped on the sightseeing. We turned shopping into a nice walk, where we past by the Presidential building, a few parks and churches, two weddings and the the Church of St-George, the … Continue reading

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Gone shopping | Bulgaria

Traveling can be hard on clothing, especially when you are gone for as long as we are. Having a limited “closet” means wearing the same clothes over and over again, and they sure take a beating. For a while now … Continue reading

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Train to Istanbul | Bulgaria + Turkey

We caught the night train from Plovdiv to Istanbul, and it turned out to be more of an adventure than we had wished for. First, our train was late by well over an hour. The cabins were comfortable and plush, … Continue reading

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Exploring Plovdiv | Bulgaria

On our final day in Plovdiv (and Bulgaria), we headed out and walked all about the old town. We visited ornate churches, caught a wedding with a crowd full of horrible 80’s hairstyles, walked on Thracian ruins from BC 5, … Continue reading

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A lazy, productive day | Bulgaria

It was a pretty quiet day today for us: we hung out, read about Turkey, used the internet, did laundry and book train tickets for Istanbul. We picked up sausages at the butchers and made a tasty dinner of sausage … Continue reading

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