"A quick stop in Sofia..." Sofia by Flamegirl
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I spent a week in Sofia, most of it spent indoors doing a course (see www.insightseminars-bg.org) where I was able to meet and make friends with quite a few Bulgarians. They even let me stay with them for free, which means I got an interesting view of Sofia from the eyes of its inhabitants (which I always prefer when travelling).
Unfortunately the weather wasn't great whilst I was here, so the city looks less impressive (as does anywhere) against a grey sky.
However, here is the famous Nevsky cathedral (they're in the process of regilding the some of the domes). It was very intricately decorated inside but, of course, we're not allowed to take pictures...
This strange structure is a wooden sculpture built a couple of decades ago. Work was still in progress when the sculptor... more travel advice
Sofia is blessed with a natural hot water supply. The first thermal baths were built by the Romans (the current building... more travel advice
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