Monthly Archives: October 2013

Naqsh-e Jahan Square in Esfahan

I’m pretty sure I posted a pic­ture of the world’s sec­ond largest square back in Jan­u­ary while we vis­ited Mex­ico City, but it seems that there is another world’s sec­ond largest square here in Iran.

The Bulgaria Files: Part 4 — Visiting Varna

Bul­garia itin­er­ary: Sofia (5 nights) -> Veliko Tarnovo (4 nights) -> Varna (5 nights)

Get In: Bus from Veliko Tarnovo 9 Euros/person
Stay: Varna Camp­site and Black Sea Cot­tage pri­vate room 20 Euros/night

Relax­ing on the Black Sea Coast

Wait­ing for the bus

Vis­it­ing Bul­garia in the sum­mer and not hav­ing at least one stop on the Black sea coast is kind of like vis­it­ing Paris and never see­ing the Eif­fel tower.  We knew we had to expe­ri­ence it, but had trou­ble decid­ing where exactly we should go. Con­tinue read­ing

Largest Covered Bazar in the Middle East

> Unlike Istan­bul, the Bazar did not feel like a huge tourist trap. Peo­ple were going about their daily busi­ness, and tourists were their guests…not their tar­get. Appar­ently it is over 7 KM long.