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Time to go home

Return to Sofia day five

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St Alexander Nevski cathedral in the mist

Departure day, but after breakfast again at the Costa coffee shop overlooking the City Garden, we still had an hour or so spare. Following the recommendation of VT friend Christina, another Sofia resident, we visited the rooftop bar of the Sense Hotel, just around the corner from our apartment. As she had promised, the view of the St Alexander Nevski cathedral was fantastic, especially once the early morning fog lifted.

St Alexander Nevski cathedral from the Sense Hotel

View towards the city centre

But soon it was time to leave. We returned to the apartment to pick up our bags, then walked to the Metro.

At St Kliment Ohridski Metro station, and at the airport

We were at the airport in good time, so after passing through security we had lunch and relaxed for a while. Everything went smoothly on the flight and as we landed at Heathrow’s Terminal 5, with the Piccadilly line station immediately below us, we were soon home.

Posted by ToonSarah 16:06 Archived in Bulgaria Tagged views flight airport city cathedral sofia bulgaria

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Amazing how much nicer the cathedral looks in the sunny photo. Much to be said for good lighting!

What a lovely trip. Thanks for sharing.

by Beausoleil

Thanks Sally :) I have to say I rather like the misty shot too - different atmosphere but a nice autumnal scene!

by ToonSarah

Congratulations on your enjoyable trip! Thanks for sharing your insights, Sarah!

by Vic_IV

Thanks for following along Victor :)

by ToonSarah

Looks like an enjoyable trip. The cathedral is beautiful.

by irenevt

It was, thanks Irene :)

by ToonSarah

A nice smooth end to a great trip thankfully, I cannot wait to read your next exploits.

by planxty

Thanks Fergy - we're off again soon so you shouldn't have to wait too long!

by ToonSarah

Great last "squeeze" of sightseeing! :)

by hennaonthetrek

Yes, it was good to be able to squeeze this one final extra in!

by ToonSarah

Sofia is indeed an interesting city and one I should put on my list from now on!

by Ils1976

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