Balkans 2007: Sofia

By Ruben
This entry is part 5 of 9 in the series Balkans 2007

BULGIUM – An enjoyable night talking to our Serb neighbours (and not sleeping very much) on a sleeping train brought us from Belgrade to the Bulgarian capital Sofia. I have nice memories of Bulgaria, a picturesque country with friendly and helpful people, but didn’t find Sofia very interesting. It was heavily bombed during WW2 and mostly rebuilt in a rather bland style afterwards. On the other hand, it is still pretty lively, as capital city with over a million inhabitants should be. And you can eat almost everywhere, which is also is very important:)

Day  12-14 –  2007-08-01 to 03

1. The station
2. Walking to the center (or rather back to the station when we left the city)
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6. Sofia has quite an impressive natural setting, as you can see here from its central square 
7. I think this is the centre’s main street, Bulevard Vitosha
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