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... The Secret Meanings of our Favourite Dishes' by Albert Jack and Kate got me 'King Harald's Saga'. I will keep all of these with me in Bulgaria to read after Christmas, rather than take them back to the UK on Saturday!
Before we had tea we played a game of Mapominoes, a game Mum gave us. As the name indicates, it's very similar to dominoes, but each card is a European country and you can only put one country next ...
... couple of craftsman's and tourist souvenir shops after that, but didn't buy anything. We knew we'd be back either the next day or on Boxing Day. It was a lovely sunny day, like yesterday, so it was very pleasant just walking around. As the sun got lower and lower, the light looked more and more golden.
We didn't do much in the evening apart from have pizza for dinner (with added mozzarella), play cards and have some clementines before getting an early night.
... beer I'd bought for him a few days ago. We also went next door to buy some 1kg tubs of honey from my landlady.
After about an hour we went out for dinner at Hadji Nikoli. We shared an antipasti plate, Dave had a Bulgarian pork grill and I had stuffed chicken breasts, with buttered broccoli as a side. It was great.
It had been a long day, so we went straight back to the flat after dinner, finished unpacking and headed for bed.
Again my mind pondered on the concept of "nation", “state”, “country” and potentially how negative the consequences of our separation is.
Back to Veliko Tarnovo or shall I call it Bulgarian Durham due to the wonderful Yantra River which meanders brilliantly around the city centre in quite a unique way.
Perhaps it does not have a stunning cathedral but the panorama more ...
... the city and surrounding country side from this mammoth citadel built between the 5th and 12th centuries. At the summit a picturesque church. Wow. It's difficult to describe the feeling walking in. This has to be one of the most powerful places of worship. The entire inside was covered with dali-esque paintings portraying biblical stories in the most fascinating and haunting way. A far cry from its humble exterior. We fell in love. No ...
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