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Bulgarian Trip Day 4: The Mountain Monastery

Our late return the previous night from Plovdiv meant that, as a group, we slept in a little. By the time we did all get up and processed through something resembling a morning routine, it was time to check out of the hostel. Jacqueline and I each left our bags in the luggage room, but… Continue reading Bulgarian Trip Day 4: The Mountain Monastery

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Bulgaria Trip Day 3: Horseback Riding in Plovdiv

The alarms were set for 5:30 AM, and it was that we grumpily got up and threw all our clothes on. We left the hostel only twenty minutes later for a dark walk through the early morning streets of Sofia to the Central Railway Station. Today, we would be heading on a day trip to… Continue reading Bulgaria Trip Day 3: Horseback Riding in Plovdiv

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Bulgaria Trip Day 2: Socialism and Dancing

The combination of the early flight, the late night and the time zone change meant we all awoke late in the morning. Slowly, we passed through the shower and wandered out into the lazy Sunday morning. Paul wanted to go to a local mass, so we found (online) a nearby service to begin at 11… Continue reading Bulgaria Trip Day 2: Socialism and Dancing

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Bulgaria Trip Day 1: Welcome to Sofia

The day began very early; my alarm was set for 4 AM to get up, get breakfasted and get to the train station for the first train of the day to Stansted Airport. There, I met my travelling co-conspirators: Annalise, Jacqueline, Krittika and Paul. We purchased our tickets and piled on to the train with… Continue reading Bulgaria Trip Day 1: Welcome to Sofia

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