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TDISH: Monarch and Prime Minister

On July 24, 2001, Simeon Borisov Saxe-Coburgotski II was sworn in as Prime Minister of Bulgaria.  With a name like that, you’d have expected him to be sitting on a European throne, not being a democratically elected Head of Government.  233 more words

This Date In Strange History

Sea encounters - Bulgaria

Growing up in the North of Romania, the sea was a place far away, about which I was reading only in books, imagining the blue horizon from the descriptions of the fairy tales about the travels over the seven seas. 380 more words


Pe Carari de Munte

In perioada 13-19 august va propunem o tabara inedita, in Muntii Rila din Bulgaria! Vom explora Rezervatii Naturale, vom urca Vf.Musala (2925 m) – cel mai inalt din Balcani, ne vom racori in lacuri de munte si vom descoperi o lume alpina de… 262 more words


Team Preview: Bulgaria

Note: Last minute changes are always possible

Bulgaria is located within Eastern Europe. Bulgaria was one of the original 14 nations to have participated at the 1896 Olympics. 948 more words

Turkey, So Close So Far

In the winter of 2001-2002, friends suggested we take an excursion to Istanbul for the New Year’s holiday. We booked a four-day trip and set off by bus from the… 1,003 more words


India - The Children's Theatre School

It’s the last day of the Children’s Theatre School in Shiroka Luka in the Rhodope Mountains of Bulgaria, after three weeks of workshops in masks, drama, photography, music, mime, dance, martial arts and yoga, and the children are getting ready for this afternoon’s final performance. 264 more words

Saturday Statues

This week we return to Sofia, Bulgaria. There is one statue above all in the city and that is the Statue of Sveta Sofia. 224 more words