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  • Aleksander Nevski Cathedral

    Sofia Things to Do

    Built between 1882 and 1912...The St Alexander Nevsky Cathedral is a Bulgarian Orthadox cathedral in Sofia the capital of Bulgaria.== Built in neo- Byzantine style it is one of the largest Eastern Orthodox cahedrals in the world. 10,000 people can get inside for services.

  • Grand Hotel Sofia

    Sofia Hotels

    The Grand is a great hotel. If you are looking for a quiet setting with all the comforts you need –...

  • Happy bar and grill

    4 out of 5 stars

    Sofia Restaurants

    I have a love/hate relationship with the Bulgarian (established Varna 1994) restaurant chain Happy. I love the food, I love the ambience and I love the prices but I hate how easy it is to eat at nowhere else in Bulgaria but Happy - Happy is just too accessible! Here in Sofia there are several outlets with the main one being on the corner of St...


Naroden Park Vitosha

  • What is this?

    Naroden Park Vitosha Things to Do

    To me it looks like a radar station, or maybe it is a part of the meteorological station? It is situated on Mt. Malak Rezen, on the way to Cerni Vrh. Whatever it is, it's a nice motif for a photo. And maybe somebody can help me with more info?

  • Snow

    Naroden Park Vitosha Things to Do

    Do you love snow? If yes, you can see some even in mid-July! There is some hardened snow left on northern slopes. We came across a patch on the way down to Aleko. As you can see on the pic, you can walk on snow, dressed in shorts! And I didn't feel cold at all, after all, it was 25'C...

  • Views from Cherny Vruh

    Naroden Park Vitosha Things to Do

    If you're climbing Cherny Vruh, don't forget your zoom lens. The views are great from all sides of the top, so make sure you go around. On one side, you can see Rila mountain, still covered in snow here and there. On the other side, you can see a big blue lake in the distance. On the side of the pub you can see Sofia down in the valley. Zoom in,...



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  • The Road to Jeleznitza / june 2005

    Plana Warnings and Dangers

    The Road to Jeleznitza is terrilble from what I've seen. The asphalt has been put with no foundations and the rainshowers that dropped recently and the water running from the mountain had dug out huge holes in it.Absolutely innapropriate to drive a car here , unless it's a jeep.

  • A zebra butterfly

    Plana Things to Do

    A zebra butterflyI was trying to catch that buddy in flight as It had beautiful wings. But than it landed on a leaf and showed all its magnificence.

  • Goats in Jeleznitsa

    Plana Things to Do

    Goats in JeleznitsaThese goats were walking on the road with their babies. Herds are usually guarded by dogs that are in charge of keeping them together and scaring away strangers.Watch out as some dogs react quite agressively on tourists walking by.Goat white cheese is so tasty, try it if you get the chance.


Gorna Banya

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    Mineral springs

    by gebezis Written Aug 21, 2003

    Gorna Banya is famous with its mineral springs. The water could be very useful for drinking and as well as for bathing.

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  • The White House - the best place to eat

    Bankya Restaurants

    In my modest opinion this is the best restaurant in Bankia. The food is fantastic, the place has a nice interior and the servise is very good.The offer bth Bulgarian and international cusine.The place is a bit more expensive than the average for Bnakia but it worths it.The picure I uploaded is not mine but if I find one in my archive I will change...

  • Bankya Palace

    Bankya Hotels

    Bankya Palace Hotel was recently renovated. Not more than an year ago. They had renovated the rooms...

  • Heminguey - One of the good places to go

    Bankya Restaurants

    They offer mostly Bulgarian dishes and BBQ. I have never been dissapointed by the quality of the food there.The place is nice and neat and the service is good. The prices are reasonable.If the weather is warm I would recommand you to sit in the garden fo the restaurant. It makes you feel nice and lazy :)Again, the picture is not mine, I just took...


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