Archive | August, 2017

Plovdiv

Plovdiv, Bulgaria’s second largest city and said to be one of the oldest cities in Europe. A city that we as a family love to visit. Church of the Holy Mother of God                       It was a super hot day and what better way to […]

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Divotino Monastery

“According to the legend for the establishment of the Divotino monastery, the cloister was built by a man and his wife, who found a pot with gold pieces while ploughing their land. The couple decided to invest the fortune in the construction of a monastery and uploaded the pot on a donkey’s back, saying that […]

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Koprivshtitsa

We visited the beautiful and historic town of Koprivshtitsa (we had fun trying to pronounce it!) and Mom fell in love with the place! “Koprivshtitsa is one of the most characteristic Bulgarian towns, still preserving the atmosphere of the Bulgarian National Revival period of the 19th century. The town is huddled in the mountain-folds, 111 km east […]

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Rila Monastery and Boyana Church

A couple of the adventures we got up to while Auntie Laura visited us over Christmas; Founded in the 10th century, the Rila Monastery is regarded as one of Bulgaria’s most important cultural, historical and architectural monuments.                         Boyana Church, a medieval Bulgarian Orthodox […]

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