I live in Bulgaria now and yes, it’s as weird as it sounds

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I've been in Sofia, Bulgaria for 10 days now. Admittedly, I haven't done much yet to explore the city outside of the area I live in so I recognize this is probably skewing my perception. I have a couple upcoming camping and hiking trips and a day planned to visit a village I'm hoping will change my outlook.

The good

Sofia is filled with some pretty incredible history I've only just begun to learn about. The entire city is built on top of original Roman ruins and I walk by them every day. Seriously... pieces of roads and buildings thousands of years old are just like, hanging out, all over the place. To think some homeboys like 2,000 years ago were standing where I was and laying the same stones I'm staring at now is pretty neat.

 Everything below the line the arrow points to is original; the rest is restored

Everything below the line the arrow points to is original; the rest is restored

The food here is so damn delicious. I've been to a...