60 days in Africa, Asia & Europe Itinerary

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Boa Vista, Cape Verde
— 3 nights
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Ilha do Sal, Cape Verde
— 6 nights
Fly to Abidjan, Bus to Yamoussoukro
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Yamoussoukro, Ivory Coast
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Abidjan, Ivory Coast
— 3 nights
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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
— 3 nights
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Yaounde, Cameroon
— 2 nights
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Buea, Cameroon
— 3 nights
Drive to Douala International Airport, Fly to Bujumbura
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Bujumbura, Burundi
— 3 nights
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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
— 5 nights
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 6 nights
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Battambang, Cambodia
— 2 nights
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 7 nights
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Sofia, Bulgaria
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Plovdiv, Bulgaria
— 5 nights
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Nessebar, Bulgaria
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Boa Vista, Cape Verde — 3 nights

Island of the Dunes

Sprinkled with sand dunes and pristine, sweeping beaches where turtles nest, the island of Boa Vista has been attracting more and more visitors looking to explore its remote trails and picturesque shore.
Boa Vista is known for beaches, wildlife, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Santa Mónica, stroll through Praia do Estoril, don't miss a visit to Montrigo Oasi, and get up close to creatures of the deep with Whale Watching mit CaboKaiTours.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Boa Vista trip maker website.

Belfast, UK to Boa Vista is an approximately 12-hour flight. Traveling from Belfast to Boa Vista, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Belfast in November; daily highs in Boa Vista reach 33°C and lows reach 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Ilha do Sal.
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Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Ilha do Sal, Cape Verde — 6 nights

Ilha do Sal represents an exotic island in the Atlantic Ocean gifted with powdery beaches and dormant volcanoes.
Ilha do Sal is known for beaches, adventure, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: relax and rejuvenate at Pure Yoga Magic: Yoga Cabo Verde, explore the activities along Buracona, enjoy the sand and surf at Pedra de Lume Beach, and stop by Djunta Mo Art.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Ilha do Sal online trip builder.

You can fly from Boa Vista to Ilha do Sal in 2.5 hours. In November in Ilha do Sal, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yamoussoukro.
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Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Yamoussoukro, Ivory Coast — 1 night

Unlike many of the world's cities with infrastructure trying to keep up with population, Yamoussoukro has no such problem--many of the city's sprawling six-lane highways and hotels were built before anybody lived here.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): make a trip to Boigny Felix Houphouet Foundation for Peace Research, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grande Mosquee, then pause for some serene contemplation at The Basilica of Our Lady of Peace, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Palais Presidentiel.

Before you visit Yamoussoukro, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Ilha do Sal to Yamoussoukro takes 18.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ilha do Sal to Yamoussoukro due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Ilha do Sal in November, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Yamoussoukro: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Abidjan.
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Historic Sites

Abidjan, Ivory Coast — 3 nights

Paris of Africa

As Cote d'Ivoire's largest city and economic hub, Abidjan boasts the reputation of West Africa's party capital, while its rich culture remains evident in its numerous film festivals and a booming music scene.
Change things up with these side-trips from Abidjan: Grand Bassam (Ex Poste de Douane, Maison Varlet, &more). There's much more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, buy something for everyone on your list at PlaYce-Marcory, get outside with International Club & Paintball Park, and take a stroll through The Plateau.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Abidjan online vacation planner.

Getting from Yamoussoukro to Abidjan by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. November in Abidjan sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Ouagadougou.
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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso — 3 nights

Ouaga

The capital of Burkina Faso and its economic center, Ouagadougou also serves as the regional center for art and cultural preservation.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): have fun at Fespaco, walk around Parc Urbain Bangr-Weoogo, and then soothe aching muscles at City Sport Fitness Sante. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Laongo Sculpture Symposium, then stop by Village Artisanal de Ouagadougou, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Ouagadougou, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Grande Mosquee de Ouagadougou.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Ouagadougou trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Abidjan to Ouagadougou in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Abidjan in November: highs in Ouagadougou hover around 43°C, while lows dip to 24°C. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Yaounde.
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Yaounde, Cameroon — 2 nights

Taking a central place in the country of Cameroon, the capital of Yaounde represents a hub for expats, foreign embassies, and trading.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): explore the world behind art at Benedictine Museum of Mont-Febe, admire the masterpieces at Blackitude Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Musee Ethnographique des Peuples de la Foret, and finally pause for some photo ops at Statue of Charles Atangana. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Notre Dame du Rosaire, then explore the striking landscape of Mefou National Park, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Marie-Reine-des-Apotres.

To find out how to plan a trip to Yaounde, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Ouagadougou to Yaounde in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ouagadougou to Yaounde. Traveling from Ouagadougou in November, expect nights in Yaounde to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 34°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Buea.
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Museums · Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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Buea, Cameroon — 3 nights

Buea is the capital of the Southwest Region of Cameroon. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Bimbia and then identify plant and animal life at Limbe Wildlife Centre. On the 24th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the geological forces at Mount Cameroon.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Buea trip maker.

You can fly from Yaounde to Buea in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Yaounde in November, Buea is a bit warmer at night with lows of 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bujumbura.
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Bujumbura, Burundi — 3 nights

Because of its history, Bujumbura reflects a colonial charm which shows through in its buildings, wide boulevards, and carefree way of life.
On the 26th (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Rusizi National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Vivante de Jesus Christ, pause for some photo ops at Livingstone-Stanley Monument, and then pause for some photo ops at Monument de l'Unite.

Discover how to plan a Bujumbura trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Buea to Bujumbura. The time zone difference moving from West Africa Standard Time to Central Africa Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Buea in November, plan for little chillier days in Bujumbura, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Bandar Seri Begawan.
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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam — 5 nights

The capital of the Sultanate of Brunei, Bandar Seri Begawan offers a variety of entertainment in a modern Islamic setting.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bandar Seri Begawan: Ulu Temburong National Park (in Ulu Temburong National Park), Bukit Patoi Forest Recreation Park (in Bangar) and Tutong (Pantai Seri Kenangan & Tasbee Meliponiculture Farm). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque, Brunei, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ash Shaliheen Mosque, engage your brain at Malay Technology Museum, and contemplate the waterfront views at Brunei River.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bandar Seri Begawan attractions website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bujumbura to Bandar Seri Begawan. The time zone difference moving from Central Africa Time to Brunei Darussalam Time is 6 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bujumbura in November: highs in Bandar Seri Begawan hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Phnom Penh.
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia — 6 nights

Charming City

On the confluence of two major rivers, Phnom Penh occupies a scenic location largely responsible for its nickname the "Charming City." On a trip to Phnom Penh you'll discover one of Asia's most dynamic cities, where the natives live much of their lives outdoors, on the streets, and in the bustling markets filled with scents of spicy foods.
On the 8th (Thu), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, examine the collection at National Museum, don't miss a visit to Bophana Center, and find something for the whole family at Fly Phnom Penh.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Phnom Penh attractions site.

Traveling by flight from Bandar Seri Begawan to Phnom Penh takes 8 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bandar Seri Begawan to Phnom Penh due to the time zone difference. In December, daytime highs in Phnom Penh are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Battambang.
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Battambang, Cambodia — 2 nights

The riverside city of Battambang draws visitors with its easy charm, rich culture, and convenient location close to a number of historical sites.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Mrs. Bun Roeung's Ancient House, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and then make a trip to Wat Samrong Knong. On the 12th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then explore the galleries of Tep Kao Sol Loeum Lorn Gallery, and then admire the masterpieces at Human Gallery - Joseba Etxebarria Photography.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Battambang trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Phnom Penh to Battambang takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Siem Reap.
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Siem Reap, Cambodia — 7 nights

Temple Town

Once a small village in northwest Cambodia, Siem Reap now serves as a gateway to the Angkor region's World Heritage-listed temple and other attractions.
Spend the 14th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 13th (Tue) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Angkor Wat, see Off-Road Tours, contemplate the long history of Angkor Thom, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Siem Reap trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Battambang to Siem Reap takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Siem Reap, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Sofia.
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Sofia, Bulgaria — 6 nights

Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
Change things up with these side-trips from Sofia: Borovets (Borosport Ski Rentals, Borovets Mountain Bike Park, &more). On the 22nd (Thu), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. The adventure continues: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, admire the landmark architecture of St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral, see the sky in a new way at Muzeiko, and contemplate the long history of Boyana Church.

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Fly from Siem Reap to Sofia in 19.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Siem Reap to Sofia. Traveling from Siem Reap in December, things will get cooler in Sofia: highs are around 7°C and lows about -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can go by car to Plovdiv.
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Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks
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Plovdiv, Bulgaria — 5 nights

City of the Seven Hills

Though it is often seen as merely a stopover city, Plovdiv is actually a lively university town with bohemian cafes, a thriving art scene, and exciting nightlife.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Plovdiv: The Womb Cave (in Kardzhali), Massage Studio Natalie (in Kazanlak) and Central Balkan National Park (in Kalofer). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Valley of Roses, get a taste of the local shopping with Art Studio 42, see the top attractions with Your Plovdiv Trips, and admire the landmark architecture of Bakalova House.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Plovdiv trip itinerary app.

Getting from Sofia to Plovdiv by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Nessebar.
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Nessebar, Bulgaria — 2 nights

Pearl of the Black Sea

Between the ruggedly beautiful Balkan Mountains and shores of the Black Sea lies the World Heritage Site, Nessebar.
On the 1st (Sun), look for gifts at Kashmiri, explore the ancient world of Nessebar, then take in the exciting artwork at Art Shop Orange, and finally view the masterpieces at Ji'votnoto and Gallery - TA. Keep things going the next day: soak in style at Turkish baths, then savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and then stroll around Sea Garden.

To find ratings and more tourist information, refer to the Nessebar day trip planner.

You can drive from Plovdiv to Nessebar in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Nessebar can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Cape Verde travel guide

4.1
Beaches · Landmarks · Scuba & Snorkeling
The main islands of Cape Verde each offer something different, both in terms of natural wonders and cultural heritage. Descendants of Portuguese colonialists and African slaves, the locals mainly speak Creole and blend influences from Europe and Africa in their cuisine, music, and architecture. The largely unspoiled natural landscape includes mountain peaks, rugged cliffs, white-sand beaches, black-sand beaches, and wildflower-filled valleys. With the country experiencing a dry tropical climate, holidays in Cape Verde lend themselves to a range outdoor sports and activities, including windsurfing and lazing on a beach, hill walking, and diving.
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Ivory Coast travel guide

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Churches · Gift & Specialty Shops · Nightlife
The coastline and the rainforests remain the primary charms of Cote d'Ivoire, with visitors treated to some superlative natural locales during their holiday. Most tourists on vacation in Cote d'Ivoire stay close to the sea, where the larger cities, modern resorts, and long sandy beaches dominate. Head inland and you'll find cool highland areas and thick forests rich in wildlife. The presidential election in 2010 led to unrest and armed conflict--travel to certain areas of the country remains inadvisable.
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Burkina Faso travel guide

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Wildlife Areas · Gift & Specialty Shops · Gardens
Land of Upright People
Landlocked Burkina Faso offers a welcoming atmosphere, varied landscape, and rich cultural heritage. One of the poorest countries in the world, the country features largely undeveloped towns boasting lively music scenes and interesting markets filled with stalls selling handcrafted goods. Tourism in Burkina Faso remains a struggling industry, and with a largely undeveloped infrastructure, most travelers stick to the big cities and arrange short day trips into the wilder areas. The natural areas of the country remain known more for their topography than wildlife, with grassy sloping hills, Precambrian massifs, and rugged sandstone peaks dominating the terrain.
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Cameroon travel guide

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Waterfalls · National Parks · Art Museums
Africa in Miniature
With swathes of rainforest, tall mountains, and desert landscapes, Cameroon features many of the most iconic African environments within its borders. Ethnic diversity represents one of the main attractions for visitors on holiday in Cameroon, with the country offering an introduction to the rich and varied cultures of the continent as a whole. Unlike many other African countries, Cameroon has remained a largely peaceful place, with different ethnicities living side by side in relative tranquility. Good roads and a decent train service make vacations in Cameroon mostly pleasant experiences, with most places of interests relatively easy to reach.
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Burundi travel guide

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Nature & Parks · Historic Sites · Monuments
Heart of Africa
Though landlocked, Burundi provides plenty of chances to spend time close to the water, with the capital located on the northeastern shore of Lake Tanganyika. Tourism in Burundi focuses primarily on the capital and the natural areas and traditional towns just outside it, with pristine lakeside beaches to explore, along with tribal villages protecting centuries-old traditions. Civil war affected the country's economy and devastated its population between 1993 and 2005. Political unrest and violence began again in 2015.
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Brunei Darussalam travel guide

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Landmarks · Architectural Buildings · Specialty Museums
A small but wealthy country benefiting hugely from large deposits of petroleum and natural gas, Brunei Darussalam sits on the vital sea routes connecting the Pacific to the Indian Ocean. While business-minded travelers make the trip to Brunei Darussalam to invest in some of Southeast Asia's biggest oil fields, tourists flock here to explore culturally rich cities and biologically diverse wilderness areas. National parks protect old-growth forests and coral reefs, providing a lush playground for intrepid hikers, bird-watchers, and divers. Well-rounded tours of Brunei Darussalam usually begin in Bandar Seri Begawan, a thriving capital city in which majestic mosques and modern museums contrast with a somewhat chaotic water village, where hundreds of private homes seem to float on the surface of the Brunei River.
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Cambodia travel guide

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Ruins · Historic Sites · Spas
For over six centuries, the mighty Khmer Empire flourished in Cambodia, a scenic land of majestic temples, pristine waterfalls, and dense jungles. A protectorate of France between 1863 and 1953, the country suffered under the Khmer Rouge, a ruling party remembered mostly for its part in organizing the bloody Cambodian genocide of the 1970s. Today, a trip to Cambodia will reveal the region's troubled history, but also some of Southeast Asia's most significant archaeological sites. Few tourist attractions in Cambodia match the splendor of Angkor Wat, a World Heritage-listed temple complex that represents the biggest religious monument on the planet.
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Bulgaria travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Ruins · Nightlife
Eventful history has endowed Bulgaria with a rich cultural, architectural, and artistic heritage, while natural beauty and recreational opportunities make it one of Europe's most desirable holiday destinations. Carpeted by dense forests and fed by mighty rivers, this ancient land once drew invaders from distant corners of Europe. Today, the country's Black Sea coastline and seven rugged mountain ranges top the itineraries of nearly 8 million annual visitors. While its growing cities offer modern shopping, dining, and entertainment opportunities, Bulgaria's countryside remains a history buff's paradise, boasting well-preserved reminders of ancient civilizations that conquered or passed through this land. Begin your Bulgarian adventure in Sofia, one of Europe's oldest capitals, with over 250 historic landmarks.
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