BULGARIA

2016 Travel Review in Photographs

Here we go again with a roundup of where our 2016 travels took us, featuring a lot of wanderlusty photographs. Is it really a year since our last annual travel review?! At the start of every year we catch ourselves saying “we’re going to really slow it down this...

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Communist-era architecture in Sofia, Bulgaria

aka architecture built during the period when the communists were in charge of Bulgaria I got completely lambasted by the guy in the Tourist Information Centre in Sofia. Within the very early stages of our (eventually) long conversation, he was telling me that Sofia...

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Electric Utility Box Art | Street Art in Sofia, Bulgaria

Whilst exploring Sofia recently, with our usual eye out for street art, we noticed a couple of those electricity boxes; the kind you don't usually notice. I don’t know what the correct name for them is - Electricity transformer boxes or kiosks? Circuit boxes? Junction...

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Monument to 1300 Years of Bulgaria in Shumen, Bulgaria

I’m trying to rack my brain. Hard for me these days I have to admit but I’m trying to recall a scene from a film in which a small band of men are wandering with trepidation through a sinister, deserted and rather large stone passage-way.

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Visiting Buzludzha Communist Party HQ in Bulgaria

Our visit to Buzludzha Monument: the UFO on the hills of Central Bulgaria Neither of us is particularly fond of the term bucket list -  the phrase is over-used these days and it grates a little when we hear it. However, if we did subscribe to such a list, then...

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