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As we, Bulgarians ,(see Wikipedia about Bulgaria) entered the EU in january 2007 , I will try to tell you, about my lovely land. As I feel I come in the ” Great Unknown”. 5,694 more words


And Gutenberg Lived Here: Sunday In The Park With Gorge. Of Office Workers, Paella, and Hefalump Gravy.

I’m not much of a meat-eater,

but Sunday here in the land of Gutenberg requires dire measures.

What, you don’t make a roast?

How does your poor husband handle that? 518 more words


And Gutenberg Lived Here: When Is A Donut A Cannonball?

One of the more interesting facts about living here in Gutenberg Land,

is the number of times you find out

that something you always considered 100% made in the good old US of A, 729 more words


All That Glitters ...Is Probably a Thai Temple

January 18, 2017:

Up early again for a travel day, this itinerary had us hopscotching from Siem Reap to Bangkok to Chiang Mai. What we immediately noticed upon landing in Bangkok was how deep and public the mourning is for the former King of Thailand, King Rama IX, commonly known as King Bhumibol.   459 more words

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Saigon: A City of Contrasts

January 15, 2017:

This city is amazing!  In addition to the gob-smacking traffic, there are modern skyscrapers towering to the sky, and vendors still riding bicycles laden with their wares. 641 more words

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Hoi An

Jan. 13, 2017:

This is Jim writing today’s blog post. Unfortunately, Stacy came down with a terrible cold which (as is her MO) turned into a sinus and ear infection. 840 more words

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It's a Cyclo of A Day!

January 11, 2017:

Today was somewhat of a whirlwind day, as we left Ha Noi for central Vietnam, landing in the city of Hue, which is an important historical and cultural center of Vietnam for many reasons, and is a recognized World Heritage site. 594 more words

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