(apologies for cross-posting) Are you planning to attend SOFIA 2006, 8-10 November 2006 in Sofia, Bulgaria? Are you curious to learn more about this fascinating country while seeing some beautiful sights, eating wonderful food, and meeting interesting local residents? If so, take advantage of a week-long tour throughout the central part of Bulgaria during the week prior to the SOFIA 2006 conference, 31 October through 7 November. Ground transportation, lodging in 3 or 4 star hotels, food and drink, site fees, and translators are all included for the reasonable price of US$1250/single occupancy and US$1190/double occupancy. Space is limited to 15 people, so ACT FAST! Deposit of US$100 is due by 1 September to hold your place; a 5% discount will be given for complete payment by 1 September. Final deadline for full payment is 15 October. For more information and to register for the tour, see the tour page at http://slim.emporia.edu/globenet/Sofia2006/tour.htm Further inquiries can be directed to Rebecca Miller Banner at [log in to unmask] We look forward to seeing you there!!