Bloggin’ in Bulgaria

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December 13, 2017

Bloggin’ in Bulgaria: Day 9

After a quick morning visit to a local fruit stand, we were picked up by Dimitar (and Iva) for a road trip A famous Bulgarian town. After a long drive thru valleys and past a gold-mining town (incidentally, the mine is owned by a Canadian mining company), we eventually ascended into the Balkan Mountains.  It was then that we came upon the town of Koprivshtitsa. +

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December 12, 2017

Bloggin’ in Bulgaria: Day 8

We decided to explore the City of Sofia a bit today. It was a beautiful day, warm and sunny, and perfect for a walking tour.

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December 11, 2017

Bloggin’ in Bulgaria: Day 7

Darrell is still feeling under the weather, so unfortunately he is missing out on today’s trek into the mountains of Bulgaria.

Today Tsvetan, Dobrin and I made our way to Vitosha Mountain for a day of hiking and wonderful conversation.  +

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December 10, 2017

Bloggin’ in Bulgaria: Day 6

After having a good sleep, we agreed to meet Iva Boneva at the National Art Gallery of Bulgaria.  It is a beautiful building whose construction was started in 1878, just after its proclamation of independence from the Ottoman empire.  Its original purpose was as a place for Bulgaria’s first monarch, but over time and after many additions, it became the national gallery. +