Category Archives: Bulgaria

Saint Sofia Crypt and Sofia Archeology Museum Highlight Last Bulgaria Day

We returned to Sofia Bulgaria for one day before leaving the country to head to France for the next few weeks.  On our first day in Bulgaria, a week earlier, during the walking tour given by our friend Teddy, we … Continue reading

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Free Veliko Turnovo Walking Tour and Samovodska Charshia

If there was a better way to wrap up our three days in the Veliko Turnovo area than with a guided tour from Free Veliko Turnovo Walking Tours, I cannot imagine what that would be.  Our guide Plami was absolutely … Continue reading

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Daskalov House Mehana Zograf Tryavna Bulgaria

Another sweltering day in Vetrintsi, Bulgaria?  I know, let’s go for a day trip to Tryavna, yay!  So that’s what we did – after breakfast at Teddy’s house, our intrepid hostess and guide (guide-ess?) drove us through the scorching heat … Continue reading

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Arbanassi Day Trip and Drive Past Veliko Turnovo

On our first full day in the Bulgarian countryside with our friend Tedi, our agenda was not very ambitious.  Tedi had to take her car to get looked at by a mechanic for a minor problem in the morning, and … Continue reading

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Restaurant Dobrevski During Our Veliko Turnovo Road Trip

We already had a very full day when we arrived in Lovech, a city in central Bulgaria, to have dinner at Restaurant Dobrevski.  Our friend Tedi had told us when we left Sofia that she had picked out a place … Continue reading

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Boyana Church and National History Museum in Sofia

After having seen the 13th century frescoes in Sofia‘s Boyana Church, I can safely say: I have not yet seen Giotto’s early frescoes, but Mr. Giotto, you have some stiff competition for the prize of most stunning early sacred wall … Continue reading

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Rila Monastery Bulgaria and Tsarev Vrah Hotel Restaurant

Our friend Tedi did a fantastic job of hosting our week in Bulgaria.  Our first day had gotten the trip off to a great start, covering most of the capital Sofia’s historical monuments.  In the next two days, we would … Continue reading

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