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... didn't. This was the only way to tell the difference between the two (and, no, I don't recall if it was Pantokrator or Judge that had the cross).
Nesebar looks a lot like any other seaside town in that every other shop is selling souvenirs or beach equipment that is the same as the souvenirs and beach equipment being sold two shops down the road, four shops down the road, etc. Every now and then there's an appealing little shop selling art or ...
... this, and it worked.
The area also has the largest Kalashnikov factory in Bulgaria (though it doesn't pay any patent royalties to the Russians). This means that Kazanluk can be called, yes, the town of Guns & Roses. Between the roses and the guns, unemployment in the area is only four percent.
So our first stop in Kazanluk was at the Iskra Museum and Art Gallery. Stefan's mom used to work at the museum, and she was there to ...
... were here too. Most were women and they were consuming quantities of junk food despite it being so early in the day. Smoking was also common. A refreshing change was the lack of the selfie stick and selfie culture. In fact we’ve noticed that the mobile phones are not as visible here. Most of the beach consists of fine brown sand but there are patches with fine black sand (possibly ilmenite). It has reputed therapeutic benefits.
... And we spent money on ours *sigh*.
We finished the bottle of vodka we had from Ukraine, got the tents ready and went for a swim in the sea. First of all- it was barely a sea. It wasn't salty :(
Another thing- almost got a heart attack while swimming. Remember how I mentioned I don't like deep water? Well, after couple of minutes, I finally figured I can swim a bit further- where I can't reach the bottom. No big deal. So ...
... with beautiful frescoes. Churches dated from the 13-14th century. Then we were on our own to shop! We had a nice lunch overlooking the harbor. Tonite is our group happy hour. Tomorrow we are on the road again to another town on the Black Sea-Varna. ...