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... Bulgaria, and they can stay in dormitories. We, however, have the luxury rooms. And by "luxury" I mean "Spartan." There are ten Orthodox monks who live here, including an archbishop, and there is a volunteer staff of around 40 who help with the landscaping and other such stuff. The place is beautiful and right now, as I'm typing this, all I can really hear is the river flowing beneath my window.
We had a brief tour of the frescoes on the outside of the church, ...
... date from then. The church contains over 1200 beautifully painted murals. We drove back down the road and stopped by the river across from a restaurant where we had dinner. I had a traditional chicken pot which was really nice - a bit like a chicken casserole with mushrooms.
We were expecting a parcel from Australia with a replacement battery management system as we have had no power unless we had the ...
... the 10th Century. He developed healing powers and in time others joined him and together they built a small monastery and church. In the 18th centaury After the monastery buildings had been destroyed by fire a number of times it was decided to rebuild the monastery out of stone. It is an impressive building and you are able to stay here, bit like a hotel complex, The monastery is of hug national pride ...
Today we visited a gorgeous, serene monastery in the lush mountains of Bulgaria. It was so nice to be in nature after spending an entire month just in cities. In addition to the great landscape surrounding the monastery, the architecture and decor of the structures was ...
... church, and enjoyed the nearby gardens as we waited. The church is so small that they only allow groups of up to 8 people in at a time, and only for 15 minutes, according to the sign. In reality, the guy at the door let in slightly larger groups and allowed people to take as much or as little time as they wanted.
We looked at the painted walls for a while, and the the guide showed up. He explained that the under layer of paining visible was the original ...