Looking through the gate to the front yard of a a very old building in Sophia, Bulgaria, I took a snapshot of this artist drawing but appears to be someone posing in front of the building.
The Alexander Nevski Church in downtown Sophia, Bulgaria. with some ominous clouds in the background.
The statue of Sophia. Sophia, Bulgaria, before a downpour.
The former Bulgarian Communist Party Building, in downtown Sophia.
A side street in Sophia, Bulgaria. Despite the graffiti, it seemed reasonably safe in most of the areas of the city.
An attention getting poster in Sophia.
The view from the window of my hostel in Sophia.
The hostel was nice and clean in an old building, with an antique theme (notice the old radios in the background).
This first night in town, I stayed at the Hotel Iskar, which was clean, had good food and a friendly proprietor. It looks like car parked in the front has been there for some time though.
The Hotel Iskar also had a nice, relaxing front courtyard and was conveniently located near the heart of the town.
This mineral springs, located in downtown Sophia, is the source for free bottled water for many local residents.
Bulgaria has many little places to grab a coffee and snack, like this sweets shop.
In front of the Alexander Nevski Church in downtown Sophia, Bulgaria.
Sophia, Bulgaria. A dog getting some rest next to a memorial.
A close up of the design on the Orthodox church. Sophia, Bulgaria.
The view from a coffee shop in Sophia, Bulgaria.