|Tours begin at the Palace of Justice|
|The former seat of the communist government|
|Filling water bottles with heated natural mineral water|
from a public fountain outside of a former Turkish Bath House
|The President's Office|
(They are VERY serious about staying off they step where the guards stand!)
|Rotunda of St. George--the only Roman ruin preserved with its roof intact|
|Weston playing the role of King Boris of Bulgaria |
in a little hands-on history lesson.
|Clay playing the role of the child-king of Bulgaria.|
|Ivan Vazov National Theatre|
|There is graffiti all over the city, but this was quite a surprise!|
|The lion is the symbol of Bulgaria, so we saw lots of lion statues, |
which made someone very happy!
|So many statues!|
|Our soup man was willing to order the traditionally popular tripe soup for lunch.|
In case you're wondering, he really did enjoy it.
|Behind door number one|
Behind this door, there used to be a vast dungeon,
where the communist regime carried out beatings and torture sessions
on anyone speaking out against or not strictly adhering to communist policies.