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Nov 28, 2006 - Quick trip through Bulgaria

It was the oddest experience coming into Bulgaria. When we enter a new country, we have the change in language and the change in currency to contend with. For the first time, we had the challenge of a new alphabet as well! We included the photo of our entering Bulgaria with Bulgaria written in the Cryillic alphabet so you can see what we had to deal with. We had an English map so the names on our map did not correspond at all to the names on the road signs. Signs for the larger centres showed the name in the Roman alphabet as well, but none...

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Aug 22, 2006 - Sozopol

So, we have headed into Black Sea country now and Bulgaria again is holding it own amongst power touristica nations as what I feel can now be deemed one of my most favorite places we have travelled thus far. The people are so awesome. For example, we are sitting on the train out here and this couple with their granddaughter come in and sit down with us (compartments). They proceed to flower us in ginger cookies and shots of vodka. Try talking endlessly to us even though we dont even speak a sniff of the same language. At the end of the...

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Sep 27, 2005 - Day 31: Istanbul to Black Sea.

Today we left for the Black Sea quite early. I didn't feel great after having had 45 minutes sleep but, hey, self-inflicted :) The border crossing between Turkey and Bulgaria took a little while but went relatively smoothly. After arriving at our hotel at the Black Sea a few of us went down to the beach and walked down to a bar on the beach to have a drink before dinner. The beach was quite yukky and there was a guy sunbaking nude which was quite amusing to us. After dinner, I went down and had a couple of drinks but didn't go out with the...

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