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... we were further back in the gorge, was at a much higher up stage than where we'd crossed it before. It was filled with giant boulders. There was no bridge this high up but there were stepping stones, so we jumped across them and walked for a bit through the beech trees that continued on the other side.. After a couple of minutes the trail petered out, so after making a pact to come back again in the spring or summer, this time for a whole day, we retraced our steps and drove back to ...
... frames (with icons inside). In many of them, the frame was bigger than the icon!
The rest of the house was also small, but interesting. Pride of place are two of the ceilings, which have fantastically carved suns. They were the result of a competition between a master woodcarver his apprentice when the house was first built. They both worked on their ceilings for six months, each room sealed off from the other so they never saw ...
... texture - a mixture between normal ice cream texture and a slight stretchiness, like mozzarella but more solid.
To keep on the theme of food, last night I went to a Chinese restaurant for the first time in Bulgaria. I went with Rosie, Fiona and a couple of friends of hers I hadn't met before. I hadn't known there even were any Chinese restaurants in VT before then, but apparently there are two or three, in the outskirts rather than ...
... unfortunately turned out to have lots of little chunks of liver in it.
I bought a loaf of bread and some milk on the way out and then we walked past the school and along Gurko Street for a while before rejoining the main street. Gurko Street is filled with Ottoman buildings where the first floor is wider than the ground floor and there are lots of wooden balconies and the roofs have red tiles. Once we got to the main street ...
... a small force, south from the Danube, having hijacked a steamship to take them across the river from Romania. He was embraced as a national hero by the communist state as he had been a socialist. Even the mountain is named after him. In Kalofer there is a statue to the man standing ten metres high on the hill above the town. Next to it are three plinths dated 1876, 1923 and 1944, drawing together the April Uprising, ...