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... else has dates fixed or in mind you can add a comment to the blog to update everyone.
I have also heard from the owner of the snack bar to say she has sold it so it will be interesting to see what happens there!
As you will know Vlad has been having internet problems but hopefully that is sorted out and he is back on line now.
I think we can expect the management fees to be requested shortly ...
Once I'd got back to Plovdiv from Asenovgrad Fortress I checked my email at the hostel before going out again. I went back into the St Konstantin & Elena church briefly, because I noticed they'd opened the main entrance which had been closed the day before; then I walked to Danov Hill and climbed up it to the Clock Tower.
The Clock Tower doesn't actually have a visible clock face, but while I was there I heard a bell strike two. You can't climb up the tower, so ...
... cloth on it, and next to a window some coins lay scattered in front of an icon.
Rising above the church is a hill with fortress foundations clearly on show. A Bulgarian flag flew from the top. It was still very sunny and needless to say, the views I got from the top were amazing. Luben pointed out to me two tiny little churches on the mountainsides opposite and told me there are many more in the local area. ...
... then for good at 9.30. Breakfast was decent and quite quick and then I was out of the door for an exciting day of exploration! The first place I went to was an icon gallery round the corner from my hostel; not as big as the gallery in the crypt of Aleksander Nevski Cathedral in Sofia, it was nonetheless very good.
From there I moved on to the Roman amphitheatre. It was discovered by accident in 1972 after it was uncovered by a landslide; ...
... tv and headphones. After leaving the attendant came by, offered complementary drinks and snacks.
There was a good choice of music channels. The only problem the headphones wouldn't sit properly so I had to hold them with one hand so I couldn't put my head back and fall asleep or they kept falling off.