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    Country info

     A concise guide to the history, culture and traditions including other relevant
     information.

For a breakdown of information on this country select:
Country Guide

Get a feel for City life in:
City Guide

Contact information with no frills at:

Tourism Offices Worldwide Directory

The place for maps online:
Maps.com

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Accessibility Travel Tips Climate Report
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A comprehensive Embassy register including border-crossing requirements.

Where are they, how can they help and when can you contact them ?

U.S. Embassies and Consulates Worldwide
U.K. Overseas Missions
U.K. Consular Services Abroad
Foreign Consular Offices in U.S
London Diplomatic List (U.K)

Take the official line with:

U.S. Visa Services
U.K. Visa Information

Visit the Passport and Visa Professionals at:

U.S. Travel Documents
U.K. Visaservice


United Kingdom UP


    City: SOFIA
    Mission: British Embassy
    Address: 38 Vassil Levski Blvd.
    1000 Sofia
    Tel: (359) 2980 1220
    (359) (2) 9817765 (out of hours)
    Fax: (359) 2980 1229
    (359) (2) 9817753 (Consular/Visa)
    (359) (2) 9833307
    (359) (2) 988 5362 (Commercial)
    E-mail: britembsof@mbox.cit.bg
    britembcon@mbox.cit.bg
    Hours: Mon-Thurs: 06:30-15:30
    Fri: 06:30-11:00

United States UP


    City: SOFIA
    Mission: US Embassy
    Address: American Center,
    18, Vitosha Blvd.
    Sofia 1000,
    BULGARIA
    Tel: 963 13 91
    963 20 22
    963 00 89
    Fax: 963 28 59
    E-mail: bgcons@hotmail.com

Guide to backpacking in Bulgaria, with travellers information on Sofia, the River Danube, Black sea, Balkan Mountains, skiing r
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Ambulance, Fire and Police numbers are listed. Marine, Mountain and Consulate (24Hr) Emergency numbers to follow, where applicable.
        Police:
        Ambulance:
        Fire:
    166
    150
    160
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This section will help you assess the potential risks and plan the precautions you need to take both before you go and once you are away.

Worldwide protection for backpackers of all nationalities:
World Travel Center!

Travel health issues tackled from every angle at:
Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Fit for Travel

Travel Health Online

Up-to-date country advice for all travellers:
U.S. Safetynet
U.K. Safetynet

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bakpaka is in the process of researching accessibility for ALL travellers worldwide.

For European Rail Passes, TGV and Point to Point Tickets:
Euro Railways

The information being collated reflects the standards and facilities available concerning transport, accommodation, places of interest, leisure pursuits and communication.

Airport facilities and much more at:
World Airport Guide

It's good to talk, with over 2,500 languages worldwide:
Just say hello

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General and country specific tips for backpackers, including things to do and see. We are looking for your input, so email tips & anecdotes letting your fellow backpackers and us know what's happening out there!!!

If you would like to become an author, please email us:
info [AT] bakpaka dot- com

Well-versed in the pursuit of travel:
Lonely Planet online

ECOTOURISM
Responsible travel to natural areas, which conserves the enviroment and sustains the livelihood of local people.

Visit the CI Ecotourism Section of The Ecotravel Centre at:
Ecotourism

For tailor-made experiences take the Travel Link to:
Wildland Adventures
Dragoman

Select the Country, Resort and Skill Level amongst other preferences at:
Ski Guide

News and comment from around the world:
World News Europe

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This section will develop into a comprehensive guide to current weather and seasonal trends experienced in this country, and advise on weather related issues affecting places of interest.

Current regional conditions and forecasts:
Weather Europe

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bakpaka is compiling a hostel and budget accommodation guide to suit your needs. In the meantime why not check out the worldwide accommodation options below and through our travel link…

The booking system operated by The International Youth Hostel Federation:
IBN

The 4anything guide to hostels:
Worldwide Accommodations

A comprehensive Cyber Café register is currently under construction.

The most comprehensive guide on the net:
Cyber Cafes

Here's a selection operating in this country:

    Spidernet
    Sv Sv Kiril i Metodii 1,
    Blagoevgrad 2700, Bulgaria.
    Tel: (359) (73) 35585
    Email: netcafe@spidernet.bg
    Cost/Hour: US$0.75-US$1.5
    Hours: 24/7

    Internet Club
    4A Sveti Naum Street,
    Sofia,
    Bulgaria.
    Tel: (359) (2) 963 3750
    Email: office@iclub.cybernet.bg
    Hours: 10:00 - 21:00 (daily)
    Cost/Hour: $1.10 - $1.40

    GARIBALDI
    6 Graf Ignatiev str., Garibaldi square,
    Sofia 1000, Bulgaria.
    Tel: (359) (2) 9865929
    Email: icentre@bulgaria.com
    Cost/Hour: US$0.9 - US$1.5
    Hours: 09:00 - 22:00 (daily)
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bakpaka is in the process of building a Travel Information Centre. In the meantime updated travel advice can be found at the following addresses:

Although this information can sometimes be specific, the majority will be of use to all nationalities travelling abroad.

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