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... times. The day was extremely hot and sunny, however, so the shade was welcome.
The pedestrian part of the bridge was indeed pretty ricketty. It was tacked on to the side so closely to the train track that if a train had passed by while I was walking over, it would have gone within only a foot or two of me. The part I walked on was made of a succession of very thin metal sheets, each one a couple of feet square. Inbetween each one there was a small gap, allowing me to ...
Bozhentsi has very similar architecture to Tryavna, complete with slate roofs. We walked round the village for around 45 minutes before having some dinner - for me, tarator and some stewed rabbit with potatoes and vegetables. It was past 9 o'clock by the time we finished.
It had been hot and sunny most of the day, but about an hour after we got back to Veliko Tarnovo ...
Tryavna is famous for its woodcarving and icon-painting traditions and also for its National Revival buildings. There is a difference between the buildings in Tryavna and the ones in Plovdiv, Arbanasi, parts of Veliko Tarnovo and elsewhere, however; the roofs are tiled with slate rather than terra cotta. Not slate tiles as we know it, either, but big, hefty, uneven slabs of it.
The first place we went to was the Church of Archangel Michael, deliciously ...
We woke in Rousse however there is nothing of note there except as a landing stage for a day trip to Veliko Tamovo and Arbanassi.
An hour and a half drive into the mountains on very narrow roads and little traffic took us to the old capital of Bulgaria , Veliko Tamovo. Youknow that the grass is greener on the other side of the street but did you know that the farmland is more productive on the other side ...
... in September; took a taxi to the main bus station and then the bus to VT. This time the journey was the standard time, though the woman I got the tickets from didn't understand me when I tried asking if the bus was direct, so throughout most of the journey I wasn't 100% certain if our route was the direct one or not. We talked loads on the journey, plus did a crossword together. She also told me some very sad, medical family news ...