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Trying the blog again to update all you owners. Hope you are all ok and survived the winter.
I said I would update you all with dates people are going over. So far a few dates are known.
We are going over 12th - 23rd May and 11th - 22nd Aug.
Dave Castick 16/6 - 27/6
Paula and Chris Sheppard 4th - 16th Aug
Phil & Linda Wilson 13th - 24th July and 13th - 22nd Oct.
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. ...
I went back online at the hostel at 5 in order to follow the 6 Nations match between England and Ireland (England lost, unfortunately). For dinner I ate out at the restaurant attached to the Philippopolis Museum & Art Gallery; I had grilled halloumi and mushrooms for my main and creme brulee for pudding - at least it claimed it was creme brulee, but had syrup on the top instead of crystallized sugar. Still delicious though!
... 75L ($2.50). I asked in a couple of hotels if they had rooms available as I really didn't like mine for four nites with a bathroom one floor up and waiting if people from the above floor are using it.
The first had a room for 45L ($22) with private bathroom but was quite older too. I went to a more modern looking one next to my hotel and they had rooms for 50L ...