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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 ...
... that there was a small bag on the ground where the cop pointed. Yeah, I'm pretty sure I walked right through the middle of a 7am drug bust and literally stepped on the weed. Oops.
I just kept walking because I was certainly not turning back down that road.
Eventually, after about an hour of hungrily walking the city, I found a subway that was open 24 hours. Saved!
At this point, I didn't even care that they had all the exact same stuff as the states, ...
... buildings, formerly the monastery farm I think but now a couple of restaurants and gift shops. The monastery is four stories high at least; cream coloured walls with lots of characterful wooden staircases leading upwards. It is still a working monastery today, so we weren't allowed to climb them due to the monks' living quarters being up there.
Picturesque and impressive though these living quarters were, the main attraction was definitely the church. The ...
... group went skiing and the other part took a gondola (18 lev return) and went even further this time into a mountain. 25 min journey took us up 2.5km into a mountain. And the view! OMG! This has been a highlight of our holiday. There are so many nice picture opportunities and also, there is a nice traditional chalet type restaurant, not so great to eat, but the atmosphere is really cool. After we came down the mountain some of us went to a little spa by ...
We hiked up to Ivan Rila's tomb. Had some time on our own with the ward who introduced us to the tame robins that flew on my hand.
Many Bulgarians come up to this place for religious reasons, leave whishes in the wall, fetch source's water. Interesting to see where the Orthodox Church leaves room for connectedness with nature. I however don't believe that Ivan slept in this cave for 7 years without even preparing himself a mattress.