Victoria Holiday Village
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... hose of some sort. Really interesting! We walked around town a bit looking at murals and a few buildings done by a famous architect. Then we walked up to the fortress, although we chose not to walk around it too much. Not that exciting. After a nice lunch and WC stop, we went back to the crafts street for some serious SHOPPING! Mom bought a silver bracelet, and I found some nice earrings ...
... people would come from all over the county rather than the home of a wealthy merchant as the story is told.
Nearly at the end we pass by a tree covered in martenitsas. On March 1st these bracelets are given out to everyone to wear. You are not supposed to take them off until you see the first blossoming tree or when you see a stork flying over as these are the first signs of spring and then you are to place the martenitsa on the nearest tree. It ...
... a giant inflatable Nescafé mug and someone talking over a loudspeaker. I found out the next day that there was a mountain biking festival going on; cyclists were biking through the hills next to VT, down the hill of Varusha (the old town), emerging at this monument junction and then continuing through the town. We didn't get to see any of the actual cycling though.
... church that is now a museum and only used for services at Easter and Christmas. Under the Ottomans, they were only allowed to practice as
Orthodox Christians if they had no outward sign of it being a church, so no cross and no height. The church is built into the ground and when I walked inside I immediately made the comment to Ches that it was like the Sistine Chapel. Five minutes later the local guide ...
... s within five minutes' walk from my flat. I had baked trout with almonds for my main (it came with sautéed potatoes and onions) and créme brulée for dessert. I was also offered some plum rakia, a very strong traditional fruit brandy, but I'm afraid I didn't like it at all. I was hoping it would taste quite sweet and very fruity, like cherry brandy or like the Portuguese ginjinha and fruity Cape Verdian firewater that Dave and I tried in Lisbon, but it ...
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