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... very patient.
BBQ food, tables under the trees and beer - but not for us. Being with the village VIPs, we were invited to lunch with the mayor's party. Not a posh affair, but nice food (Bulgarian portions which meant there was no hope of eating it all) and lovely people we could communicate with thanks to Pam's Bulgarian. Also rakia - apparently very good quality but ...
Kate and Andrew went on a wonderful day trip today to the rock church of Ivanovo, the rock monastery of Basarbovo, Cherven medieval fortress, Nicopolis ad Istrum and Preobrazhenski Monastery, but I was at work all day and didn't get back until late. I had been to all of them except for the latter before, I suppose!
After we arrived back from Arbanasi yesterday I had to go back to work for 3pm, but Kate and Andrew went ...
... swooping under the bridge as they crossed it.
Dinner preparations continued later on, once I arrived back. In the middle of these preparations we saw a Tsarevets Sound & Light Show from my windows; no soundtrack, but we could hear the bells. To go with the vegetable sauce we had the sautéed potatoes and scrambled egg left over from dinner the night before, cooked together, plus a couple of boiled duck eggs each. We rounded the meal and day off nicely with the kozunak-like ...
... dark inside and locked up. A notice said to ring the bell for entry, and that it was open today, but I'm afraid to say that I chickened out of doing so. I thought it would feel really awkward having someone open up the whole thing just for me, even if maybe other visitors would come in after me. I will definitely go inside the place before I leave Bulgaria, however.
So instead of going inside the museum, I continued walking, taking more photos as I went. Soon I came across ...
... churches both of us had seen. It was originally built back in the 14th C, but had been destroyed at some point, then rebuilt by the Soviets in the '80's. In 1985, one solo artist got inside and spent a year painting the walls with an amazing modern art version of saints, priests and sinners. Really incredible stuff to see a traditional church look so contemporary.
We trotted on down beautiful old cobble stoned alleyways and every ...