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... to have unsuitable weather. Still, I likely wouldn't have gone down to the beach anyway, so I can't complain (although the wind is giving me wild gypsy hair).
Our walking tour started just feet from our hotel at St. John church, a cruciform church with a chimney-like dome built … erm, absolutely eons ago. It's now used as an art gallery and was never actually consecrated. We then stopped in front of the similar-looking medieval church ...
... kilos of petals to make one kilo of rose oil. Rose oil is mainly used in perfumes and pharmaceuticals, and rose water is used in cosmetics, pies, and creams.
The rose industry is so important to Kazanluk that they have a rose festival (and have had for over 100 years) and choose a Queen of the Roses. There are two criteria for being queen: 1) she must be from Kazanluk, and 2) she must be a senior in high school.
In addition to ...
We entered Bulgaria with the anticipation of better roads. This anticipation was fulfilled.
Democracy came to Bulgaria in 1990, being a Soviet ally for almost 40 years prior, however, to our naive eyes, born into a democratic world, it seems no one told the Bulgarians!
The remnants of the soviet communist influences weigh heavily on this land, especially in the architecture.
... up in the tail end of a military convoy. Fortunately it was only the last two vehicles but they were seriously ponderous and verging on vintage. The main convoy was waiting for them on the highway – it was definitely not the modern part of their defence force.
Varna is a big port and tourist resort. We hoped we would be able to draw cash here but no…We are not sure why but our card is not recognised either at the Cash machines or in the ...
... what was nice, passed a group of cyclists from Slovakia. Sometimes, it's nice to meet people from your own country while travelling.
Today, we were literally stopping nowhere except for coffee breaks (and you know, posting pics on facebook. Good news- OMV gas stations have wifi!).
We did go to Bucharest as planned, however we just drove through, looking around from the car. By actually stopping to walk around, we'd ...