BULGARIA&#039;S MONTHLY QUIZ http://vagabond.bg/ en WHERE CAN YOU SEE GENUINE FIREWALKERS? http://vagabond.bg/where-can-you-see-genuine-firewalkers-3427 <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">WHERE CAN YOU SEE GENUINE FIREWALKERS?</span> <div class="field field--name-field-author-name field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">by Bozhidara Georgieva; photography by Anthony Georgieff</div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/user/251" lang="" about="/user/251" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" class="username">DimanaT</a></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Sat, 05/28/2022 - 19:14</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-subtitle field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><h3>Think you know Bulgaria and the Bulgarians? Take our test to doublecheck</h3> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="images-container clearfix"> <div class="image-preview clearfix"> <div class="image-wrapper clearfix"> <div class="field__item"> <div class="overlay-container"> <span class="overlay overlay--colored"> <span class="overlay-inner"> <span class="overlay-icon overlay-icon--button overlay-icon--white overlay-animated overlay-fade-top"> <i class="fa fa-plus"></i> </span> </span> <a class="overlay-target-link image-popup" href="/sites/default/files/2022-05/nestinari.jpg"></a> </span> <img loading="lazy" src="/sites/default/files/2022-05/nestinari.jpg" width="1000" height="666" alt="nestinari" title="nestinari" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field uk-text-bold uk-margin-small-top uk-margin-medium-bottom field--name-field-image-credits field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Nestinari</div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p><strong>1. Where can you see genuine firewalkers?</strong></p> <p><strong>A. </strong>In the Strandzha</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Sofia</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Sunny Beach</p> <p><strong>2. Where is Devetashka Cave?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> In the Rhodope</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Northern Bulgaria</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> On the Black Sea</p> <p><strong>3. Which Bulgarian mountain is also called The Balkan?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> The Rila</p> <p><strong>B. </strong>The Pirin</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> The Stara Planina</p> <p><strong>4. Bulgarians traditionally call which country "Big Brother"?</strong></p> <p><strong>A. </strong>The United States</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> China</p> <p><strong>C. </strong>Russia</p> <p><strong>5. Bulgaria's second largest city is...</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Plovdiv</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Pleven</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Petrich</p> <p><strong>6. Which animal used to live in what is now Bulgaria?</strong></p> <p><strong>A. </strong>Lion</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Tiger</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Jaguar</p> <p><strong>7. Which of those is a staple of Bulgarian cuisine?</strong></p> <p><strong>A. </strong>Dates</p> <p><strong>B. </strong>Maize</p> <p><strong>C. </strong>Yoghurt</p> <p><strong>8. Which European route goes through Bulgaria?</strong></p> <p><strong>A. </strong>E35</p> <p><strong>B. </strong>E85</p> <p><strong>C. </strong>E95</p> <p><strong>9. The largest sector in Bulgarian economy is...</strong></p> <p><strong>A. </strong>Agriculture</p> <p><strong>B. </strong>Industry</p> <p><strong>C. </strong>Services</p> <p> </p> <p><em>The correct answers:</em></p> <p><strong>1. </strong>- A; <strong>2.</strong> - B; <strong>3.</strong> - C; <strong>4.</strong> - C; <strong>5.</strong> - A; <strong>6.</strong> - A; <strong>7.</strong> - C; <strong>8. </strong>- B; <strong>9.</strong> - C.</p> </div> <a href="/archive/issue-188" hreflang="en">Issue 188</a> <div class="field field--name-field-mt-post-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field--entity-reference-target-type-taxonomy-term clearfix field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/fun/bulgaria-s-monthly-quiz" hreflang="en">BULGARIA&#039;S MONTHLY QUIZ</a></div> </div> <section class="field field--name-comment field--type-comment field--label-above comment-wrapper"> <h2 class="title comment-form__title">Add new comment</h2> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderForm" arguments="0=node&amp;1=3427&amp;2=comment&amp;3=comment" token="rbBHqVfY6yy57CylhJLm91ODXFVoIgUc8ihzb7ADbk8"></drupal-render-placeholder> </section> Sat, 28 May 2022 16:14:41 +0000 DimanaT 3427 at http://vagabond.bg http://vagabond.bg/where-can-you-see-genuine-firewalkers-3427#comments WHICH PLANT BLOSSOMS IN MAY AND JUNE? http://vagabond.bg/which-plant-blossoms-may-and-june-3388 <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">WHICH PLANT BLOSSOMS IN MAY AND JUNE?</span> <div class="field field--name-field-author-name field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">by Bozhidara Georgieva; photography by Anthony Georgieff</div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/user/251" lang="" about="/user/251" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" class="username">DimanaT</a></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Wed, 04/27/2022 - 13:03</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-subtitle field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><h3 lang="en-SG" xml:lang="en-SG">Think you know Bulgaria and the Bulgarians? Take our test to doublecheck</h3> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="images-container clearfix"> <div class="image-preview clearfix"> <div class="image-wrapper clearfix"> <div class="field__item"> <div class="overlay-container"> <span class="overlay overlay--colored"> <span class="overlay-inner"> <span class="overlay-icon overlay-icon--button overlay-icon--white overlay-animated overlay-fade-top"> <i class="fa fa-plus"></i> </span> </span> <a class="overlay-target-link image-popup" href="/sites/default/files/2022-04/bulgarian%20roses.jpg"></a> </span> <img loading="lazy" src="/sites/default/files/2022-04/bulgarian%20roses.jpg" width="1000" height="666" alt="Bulgaria&#039;s notorious attar roses" title="Bulgaria&#039;s notorious attar roses" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field uk-text-bold uk-margin-small-top uk-margin-medium-bottom field--name-field-image-credits field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Bulgaria&#039;s notorious attar roses</div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p lang="en-SG" xml:lang="en-SG"><strong>1. Bulgarians celebrate the creation of the Cyrillic alphabet on...</strong></p> <p lang="en-SG" xml:lang="en-SG"><strong>A. </strong>1 May</p> <p lang="en-SG" xml:lang="en-SG"><strong>B. </strong>6 May</p> <p lang="en-SG" xml:lang="en-SG">C. 24 May</p> <p lang="en-SG" xml:lang="en-SG"><strong>2. Which Communist-era monument still stands in Sofia?</strong></p> <p lang="en-SG" xml:lang="en-SG"><strong>A.</strong> Red Army</p> <p lang="en-SG" xml:lang="en-SG"><strong>B. </strong>Founders of Bulgaria</p> <p lang="en-SG" xml:lang="en-SG"><strong>C.</strong> House Monument of the Bulgarian Communist Party</p> <p lang="en-SG" xml:lang="en-SG"><strong>3. Which river flows into the Black Sea?</strong></p> <p lang="en-SG" xml:lang="en-SG"><strong>A.</strong> The Maritsa</p> <p lang="en-SG" xml:lang="en-SG"><strong>B.</strong> The Kamchiya</p> <p lang="en-SG" xml:lang="en-SG"><strong>C. </strong>The Iskar</p> <p lang="en-SG" xml:lang="en-SG"><strong>4. Which salad is made with yogurt?</strong></p> <p lang="en-SG" xml:lang="en-SG"><strong>A.</strong> Snezhanka</p> <p lang="en-SG" xml:lang="en-SG"><strong>B.</strong> Shopska</p> <p lang="en-SG" xml:lang="en-SG"><strong>C.</strong> Ruska</p> <p lang="en-SG" xml:lang="en-SG"><strong>5. Which plant blossoms in May and June?</strong></p> <p lang="en-SG" xml:lang="en-SG"><strong>A.</strong> Sunflowers</p> <p lang="en-SG" xml:lang="en-SG"><strong>B. </strong>Rapeseed</p> <p lang="en-SG" xml:lang="en-SG"><strong>C. </strong>Oil-bearing rose</p> <p lang="en-SG" xml:lang="en-SG"><strong>6. Which is an open air museum of 19th century lifestyle?</strong></p> <p lang="en-SG" xml:lang="en-SG"><strong>A. </strong>Etara</p> <p lang="en-SG" xml:lang="en-SG"><strong>B. </strong>Perperikon</p> <p lang="en-SG" xml:lang="en-SG"><strong>C. </strong>Tsarevets</p> <p lang="en-SG" xml:lang="en-SG"><strong>7. Where is Bulgaria's highest waterfall?</strong></p> <p lang="en-SG" xml:lang="en-SG"><strong>A. </strong>The Rila</p> <p lang="en-SG" xml:lang="en-SG"><strong>B. </strong>The Stara Planina</p> <p lang="en-SG" xml:lang="en-SG"><strong>C. </strong>The Pirin</p> <p lang="en-SG" xml:lang="en-SG"><strong>8. Bulgaria is the home of the Balkan's largest...</strong></p> <p lang="en-SG" xml:lang="en-SG"><strong>A.</strong> Astronomical observatory</p> <p lang="en-SG" xml:lang="en-SG"><strong>B. </strong>Sea port</p> <p lang="en-SG" xml:lang="en-SG"><strong>C. </strong>Shopping mall</p> <p lang="en-SG" xml:lang="en-SG"><strong>9. Who is on the 1 lev coin?</strong></p> <p lang="en-SG" xml:lang="en-SG"><strong>A.</strong> King Simeon the Great</p> <p lang="en-SG" xml:lang="en-SG"><strong>B. </strong>Todor Zhivkov</p> <p lang="en-SG" xml:lang="en-SG"><strong>C.</strong> St Ivan of Rila</p> <p lang="en-SG" xml:lang="en-SG"><em>The correct answers to the questions:</em></p> <p lang="en-SG" xml:lang="en-SG"><strong>1. </strong>- C; <strong>2.</strong> - A; <strong>3. </strong>- B; <strong>4. </strong>- A; <strong>5. </strong>- C; <strong>6.</strong> - A; <strong>7. </strong>- B;<strong> 8. </strong>- A; <strong>9.</strong> - C.</p> </div> <a href="/archive/issue-187" hreflang="en">Issue 187</a> <div class="field field--name-field-mt-post-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field--entity-reference-target-type-taxonomy-term clearfix field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/fun/bulgaria-s-monthly-quiz" hreflang="en">BULGARIA&#039;S MONTHLY QUIZ</a></div> </div> <section class="field field--name-comment field--type-comment field--label-above comment-wrapper"> <h2 class="title comment-form__title">Add new comment</h2> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderForm" arguments="0=node&amp;1=3388&amp;2=comment&amp;3=comment" token="ydmOZlyRzCDuz9j43JKnbd7tF0dSnMYq2Ai1xx2zWnA"></drupal-render-placeholder> </section> Wed, 27 Apr 2022 10:03:42 +0000 DimanaT 3388 at http://vagabond.bg http://vagabond.bg/which-plant-blossoms-may-and-june-3388#comments BULGARIA BORDERS ON WHICH SEA? http://vagabond.bg/bulgaria-borders-which-sea-3353 <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">BULGARIA BORDERS ON WHICH SEA?</span> <div class="field field--name-field-author-name field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">by Bozhidara Georgieva; photography by Anthony Georgieff</div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/user/251" lang="" about="/user/251" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" class="username">DimanaT</a></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Thu, 03/24/2022 - 22:48</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-subtitle field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><h3>Think you know Bulgaria and the Bulgarians? Take our test to doublecheck</h3> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="images-container clearfix"> <div class="image-preview clearfix"> <div class="image-wrapper clearfix"> <div class="field__item"> <div class="overlay-container"> <span class="overlay overlay--colored"> <span class="overlay-inner"> <span class="overlay-icon overlay-icon--button overlay-icon--white overlay-animated overlay-fade-top"> <i class="fa fa-plus"></i> </span> </span> <a class="overlay-target-link image-popup" href="/sites/default/files/2022-03/bulgaria%27s%20eastern%20border.jpg"></a> </span> <img loading="lazy" src="/sites/default/files/2022-03/bulgaria%27s%20eastern%20border.jpg" width="1000" height="666" alt="bulgaria&#039;s eastern border" title="bulgaria&#039;s eastern border" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field uk-text-bold uk-margin-small-top uk-margin-medium-bottom field--name-field-image-credits field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Bulgaria&#039;s eastern border</div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p><strong>1. According to the 2021 census, the Bulgaria's population is...</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> 9 million</p> <p><strong>B. </strong>12 million</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> 6.5 million</p> <p><strong>2. Bulgaria borders on which sea?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Black Sea</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Aegean Sea</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Adriatic Sea</p> <p><strong>3. Bulgaria's national motto is...</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> By the people and for the people</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Fraternity, work, progress</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Unity makes strength</p> <p><strong>4. The Bulgarian language is part of which linguistic group?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Slavic</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Turkic</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> It is an isolate</p> <p><strong>5. The Bulgarian lev is divided in 100...</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> <em>Stotinki</em></p> <p><strong>B.</strong> <em>Semki</em></p> <p><strong>C. </strong><em>Sidzhimki</em></p> <p><strong>6. On Easter, Bulgarians feast on...</strong></p> <p><strong>A. </strong>Roasted lamb</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Roasted pig</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Stuffed carp</p> <p><strong>7. Which river flows in the Rhodope?</strong></p> <p><strong>A. </strong>The Kamchiya</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> The Arda</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> The Iskar</p> <p><strong>8. Who is a famed 19th century poet?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Hristo Fotev</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Hristo Stoytchkov</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Hristo Botev</p> <p><strong>9. Which is a native Bulgarian dog breed?</strong></p> <p><strong>A. </strong>Karakachan</p> <p><strong>B. </strong>Kangal</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Komondor</p> <p> </p> <p><em>The correct answers to the questions</em></p> <p><strong>1.</strong> - C; <strong>2.</strong> - A; <strong>3.</strong> - C; <strong>4.</strong> - A; <strong>5.</strong> - A; <strong>6.</strong> - A; <strong>7</strong>. - B; <strong>8.</strong> - C; <strong>9.</strong> - A.</p> </div> <a href="/archive/issue-186" hreflang="en">Issue 186</a> <div class="field field--name-field-mt-post-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field--entity-reference-target-type-taxonomy-term clearfix field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/fun/bulgaria-s-monthly-quiz" hreflang="en">BULGARIA&#039;S MONTHLY QUIZ</a></div> </div> <section class="field field--name-comment field--type-comment field--label-above comment-wrapper"> <h2 class="title comment-form__title">Add new comment</h2> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderForm" arguments="0=node&amp;1=3353&amp;2=comment&amp;3=comment" token="2LX3nwoo8FQJ3TGqnuM8js7ogRtkXFo2xZSzKVVUjxE"></drupal-render-placeholder> </section> Thu, 24 Mar 2022 20:48:34 +0000 DimanaT 3353 at http://vagabond.bg http://vagabond.bg/bulgaria-borders-which-sea-3353#comments WHICH IS BULGARIA'S SMALLEST TOWN? http://vagabond.bg/which-bulgarias-smallest-town-3307 <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">WHICH IS BULGARIA&#039;S SMALLEST TOWN?</span> <div class="field field--name-field-author-name field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">by Bozhidara Georgieva; photography by Anthony Georgieff</div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/user/251" lang="" about="/user/251" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" class="username">DimanaT</a></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Fri, 02/25/2022 - 12:01</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-subtitle field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><h3>Think you know Bulgaria and the Bulgarians? Take our test to doublecheck</h3> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="images-container clearfix"> <div class="image-preview clearfix"> <div class="image-wrapper clearfix"> <div class="field__item"> <div class="overlay-container"> <span class="overlay overlay--colored"> <span class="overlay-inner"> <span class="overlay-icon overlay-icon--button overlay-icon--white overlay-animated overlay-fade-top"> <i class="fa fa-plus"></i> </span> </span> <a class="overlay-target-link image-popup" href="/sites/default/files/2022-02/melnik%20bulgaria.jpg"></a> </span> <img loading="lazy" src="/sites/default/files/2022-02/melnik%20bulgaria.jpg" width="1000" height="666" alt="Bulgaria&#039;s smallest town" title="Bulgaria&#039;s smallest town" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field uk-text-bold uk-margin-small-top uk-margin-medium-bottom field--name-field-image-credits field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Bulgaria&#039;s smallest town</div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p><strong>1. The red-and-white threads Bulgarians put round their wrists on 1 March are called...</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> <em>Mutra</em></p> <p><strong>B.</strong> <em>Martenitsa</em></p> <p><strong>C.</strong> <em>Manatarka</em></p> <p><strong>2. The River Maritsa flows through...</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Vratsa</p> <p><strong>B. </strong>Smolyan</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Plovdiv</p> <p><strong>3. Which is Bulgaria's smallest town?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Malko Tarnovo</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Melnik</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Madzharovo</p> <p><strong>4. What happened on 3 March 1878?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Bulgaria was liberated from the Ottomans</p> <p><strong>B. </strong>The first Bulgarian Constitution was adopted</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Sofia became the capital</p> <p><strong>5. Which city is a centre of coal mining?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Stara Zagora</p> <p><strong>B. </strong>Sliven</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Samokov</p> <p><strong>6. What is the largest wild mammal in Bulgaria?</strong></p> <p><strong>A. </strong>Boar</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Brown bear</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Bison</p> <p><strong>7. Which mountain is a national park?</strong></p> <p><strong>A. </strong>The Sredna Gora</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> The Sakar</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> The Rila</p> <p><strong>8. The current government is a coalition of how many parties?</strong></p> <p><strong>A. </strong>Two </p> <p><strong>B. </strong>Three</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Four</p> <p><strong>9. You cannot make <em>banitsa</em> without...</strong></p> <p><strong>A. </strong>White cheese</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Beetroot</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Cumin</p> <p> </p> <p><em>The correct answers to the questions:</em></p> <p><strong>1.</strong> - B; <strong>2. </strong>- C;<strong> 3. </strong>- B; <strong>4.</strong> - A; <strong>5.</strong> - A; <strong>6.</strong> - B;<strong> 7.</strong> - C;<strong> 8. </strong>- C;<strong> 9.</strong> - A.</p> </div> <a href="/archive/issue-185" hreflang="en">Issue 185</a> <div class="field field--name-field-mt-post-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field--entity-reference-target-type-taxonomy-term clearfix field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/fun/bulgaria-s-monthly-quiz" hreflang="en">BULGARIA&#039;S MONTHLY QUIZ</a></div> </div> <section class="field field--name-comment field--type-comment field--label-above comment-wrapper"> <h2 class="title comment-form__title">Add new comment</h2> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderForm" arguments="0=node&amp;1=3307&amp;2=comment&amp;3=comment" token="1kqf3VYsyVyTrjx4RRYsRzszLDK78IxKYTlR042QulE"></drupal-render-placeholder> </section> Fri, 25 Feb 2022 10:01:52 +0000 DimanaT 3307 at http://vagabond.bg http://vagabond.bg/which-bulgarias-smallest-town-3307#comments BULGARIANS CELEBRATE EPIPHANY WITH... http://vagabond.bg/bulgarians-celebrate-epiphany-3272 <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">BULGARIANS CELEBRATE EPIPHANY WITH...</span> <div class="field field--name-field-author-name field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">by Bozhidara Georgieva; photography by Anthony Georgieff</div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/user/251" lang="" about="/user/251" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" class="username">DimanaT</a></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, 12/28/2021 - 12:37</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-subtitle field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><h3>Think you know Bulgaria and the Bulgarians? Take our test to doublecheck</h3> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="images-container clearfix"> <div class="image-preview clearfix"> <div class="image-wrapper clearfix"> <div class="field__item"> <div class="overlay-container"> <span class="overlay overlay--colored"> <span class="overlay-inner"> <span class="overlay-icon overlay-icon--button overlay-icon--white overlay-animated overlay-fade-top"> <i class="fa fa-plus"></i> </span> </span> <a class="overlay-target-link image-popup" href="/sites/default/files/2021-12/epiphany%20bulgaria.jpg"></a> </span> <img loading="lazy" src="/sites/default/files/2021-12/epiphany%20bulgaria.jpg" width="999" height="666" alt="epiphany bulgaria.jpg" title="Christmas, Easter or Epiphany?" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field uk-text-bold uk-margin-small-top uk-margin-medium-bottom field--name-field-image-credits field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Christmas, Easter or Epiphany?</div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p><strong>1. The first census in modern Bulgaria ended on 1 January ...</strong></p> <p><strong>A. </strong>1913</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> 1944</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> 1881</p> <p><strong>2. What is a traditional winter dish in Bulgaria?</strong></p> <p><strong>A. </strong>Roast peppers</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> <em>Tarator</em> cold soup</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Stuffed sauerkraut leaves</p> <p><strong>3. Which region abounds with ancient Thracian megaliths?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> The Northeast</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> The Rhodope</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> The Northwest</p> <p><strong>4. Who was the most Googled person in Bulgaria in 2021?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Kiril Petkov</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Maria Bakalova</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Boyko Borisov</p> <p><strong>5. Where is Bulgaria's nuclear power plant?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Kardzhali</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Kavarna</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Kozloduy</p> <p><strong>6. Bulgarians celebrate Epiphany with...</strong></p> <p><strong>A. </strong>Jumping in open waters</p> <p><strong>B. </strong>Making peony wreaths</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Slaughtering a pig</p> <p><strong>7. The last letter in the Bulgarian alphabet is...</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> я</p> <p><strong>B. </strong>ю</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> ж</p> <p><strong>8. Which of those is not a ski resort?</strong></p> <p><strong>A. </strong>Bansko</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Sunny Beach</p> <p><strong>C. </strong>Pamporovo</p> <p><strong>9. Which city is located on the banks of the River Danube?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Vidin</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Varna</p> <p><strong>C. </strong>Veliko Tarnovo</p> <p><em>The correct answers to the questions:</em></p> <p><strong>1.</strong> - C; <strong>2.</strong> - C; <strong>3.</strong> - B;<strong> 4.</strong> - A; <strong>5. </strong>- C;<strong> 6.</strong> - A; <strong>7.</strong> - A;<strong> 8.</strong> - B; <strong>9.</strong> - A.</p> </div> <a href="/archive/issue-183-184" hreflang="en">Issue 183-184</a> <div class="field field--name-field-mt-post-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field--entity-reference-target-type-taxonomy-term clearfix field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/fun/bulgaria-s-monthly-quiz" hreflang="en">BULGARIA&#039;S MONTHLY QUIZ</a></div> </div> <section class="field field--name-comment field--type-comment field--label-above comment-wrapper"> <h2 class="title comment-form__title">Add new comment</h2> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderForm" arguments="0=node&amp;1=3272&amp;2=comment&amp;3=comment" token="gSLCqoY2gJBHI16H9UaKjW3XC0GROkot17AE0hOCE3k"></drupal-render-placeholder> </section> Tue, 28 Dec 2021 10:37:23 +0000 DimanaT 3272 at http://vagabond.bg http://vagabond.bg/bulgarians-celebrate-epiphany-3272#comments WHICH PLANT IS CONSIDERED THE SYMBOL OF BULGARIA? http://vagabond.bg/which-plant-considered-symbol-bulgaria-3231 <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">WHICH PLANT IS CONSIDERED THE SYMBOL OF BULGARIA?</span> <div class="field field--name-field-author-name field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">by Bozhidara Georgieva; photography by Anthony Georgieff</div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/user/251" lang="" about="/user/251" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" class="username">DimanaT</a></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, 11/30/2021 - 13:37</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-subtitle field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><h3>Think you know Bulgaria and the Bulgarians? Take our test to doublecheck</h3> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="images-container clearfix"> <div class="image-preview clearfix"> <div class="image-wrapper clearfix"> <div class="field__item"> <div class="overlay-container"> <span class="overlay overlay--colored"> <span class="overlay-inner"> <span class="overlay-icon overlay-icon--button overlay-icon--white overlay-animated overlay-fade-top"> <i class="fa fa-plus"></i> </span> </span> <a class="overlay-target-link image-popup" href="/sites/default/files/2021-11/bulgarian%20rose.jpg"></a> </span> <img loading="lazy" src="/sites/default/files/2021-11/bulgarian%20rose.jpg" width="1000" height="667" alt="Oil-bearing roses" title="Oil-bearing roses" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field uk-text-bold uk-margin-small-top uk-margin-medium-bottom field--name-field-image-credits field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Oil-bearing roses</div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p><strong>1. Which Bulgarian city has a Roman-era stadium in its centre?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Plovdiv</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Varna</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Burgas</p> <p><strong>2. Bulgaria has significant depots of...</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Diamonds</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Coal</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Molybdenum</p> <p><strong>3. Bulgarians believe which dish cures hangovers?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Shopska salad</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> <em>Tarator</em> cold soup</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Tripe soup</p> <p><strong>4. Which part of Bulgaria has harsher winters?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> The Danubian Plain</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> The Thracian Plain</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> The Struma Valley</p> <p><strong>5. Bulgarians celebrate which December feast with lean food?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> St Nicholas Day</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Christmas Eve</p> <p><strong>C</strong>. Boxing Day</p> <p><strong>6. In 1992, 1994 and 2014, Bulgaria applied to be...</strong></p> <p><strong>A. </strong>The seat of the UN</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> The seat of UNESCO</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> The host of the Winter Olympics</p> <p><strong>7. Which of these cities has an international airport?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Varna </p> <p><strong>B. </strong>Veliko Tarnovo</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Vidin </p> <p><strong>8. Which plant is considered the symbol of Bulgaria?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Sequoia </p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Oil-bearing rose</p> <p><strong>C. </strong>Thistle </p> <p><strong>9. </strong>Bulgaria joined the EU on 1 January...</p> <p><strong>A.</strong> 2001 </p> <p><strong>B.</strong> 2004</p> <p><strong>C. </strong>2007 </p> <p><em>The correct answers:</em></p> <p><strong>1.</strong> – A;<strong> 2.</strong> – B; <strong>3.</strong> – C; <strong>4.</strong> – A; <strong>5.</strong> – B; <strong>6.</strong> – C; <strong>7.</strong> – A; <strong>8.</strong> – B; <strong>9.</strong> – C.</p> </div> <a href="/archive/issue-182" hreflang="en">Issue 182</a> <div class="field field--name-field-mt-post-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field--entity-reference-target-type-taxonomy-term clearfix field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/fun/bulgaria-s-monthly-quiz" hreflang="en">BULGARIA&#039;S MONTHLY QUIZ</a></div> </div> <section class="field field--name-comment field--type-comment field--label-above comment-wrapper"> <h2 class="title comment-form__title">Add new comment</h2> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderForm" arguments="0=node&amp;1=3231&amp;2=comment&amp;3=comment" token="0xDzcJIEZegPQk1thP2HDPWU4R7AT3AhI9fbSCcBL1g"></drupal-render-placeholder> </section> Tue, 30 Nov 2021 11:37:28 +0000 DimanaT 3231 at http://vagabond.bg http://vagabond.bg/which-plant-considered-symbol-bulgaria-3231#comments WHICH CITY WAS ONCE CALLED SERDICA? http://vagabond.bg/which-city-was-once-called-serdica-3197 <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">WHICH CITY WAS ONCE CALLED SERDICA?</span> <div class="field field--name-field-author-name field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">by Bozhidara Georgieva; photography by Anthony Georgieff</div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/user/251" lang="" about="/user/251" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" class="username">DimanaT</a></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Wed, 10/27/2021 - 12:36</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-subtitle field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><h3>Think you know Bulgaria and the Bulgarians? Take our test to doublecheck</h3> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="images-container clearfix"> <div class="image-preview clearfix"> <div class="image-wrapper clearfix"> <div class="field__item"> <div class="overlay-container"> <span class="overlay overlay--colored"> <span class="overlay-inner"> <span class="overlay-icon overlay-icon--button overlay-icon--white overlay-animated overlay-fade-top"> <i class="fa fa-plus"></i> </span> </span> <a class="overlay-target-link image-popup" href="/sites/default/files/2021-10/early%20christian%20church%20sofia.jpg"></a> </span> <img loading="lazy" src="/sites/default/files/2021-10/early%20christian%20church%20sofia.jpg" width="1000" height="666" alt="early christian church sofia" title="A remnant of old Serdica" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field uk-text-bold uk-margin-small-top uk-margin-medium-bottom field--name-field-image-credits field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">A remnant of old Serdica</div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p><strong>1. Which world famous artist is of Bulgarian origin?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Christo</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Damien Hirst</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Cy Twombly</p> <p><strong>2. On 14 November, Bulgarians will vote for...</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> President</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Parliament</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Both</p> <p><strong>3. Bulgaria sent a man to outer space in...</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> 1979</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> 1989</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> 2001</p> <p><strong>4. What is <em>kyopoolu</em>?</strong></p> <p><strong>A. </strong>Tomato relish</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Eggplant relish</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Cheese relish</p> <p><strong>5. Which animal used to live in the Black Sea?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Great white shark</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Blue whale</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Monk seal</p> <p><strong>6. The ancient city of Perperikon is in...</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> The Stara Planina</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> The Rhodope</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> The Sofia Plain</p> <p><strong>7. Communism in Bulgaria collapsed on...</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> 4 February 1997</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> 9 September 1944</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> 10 November 1989</p> <p><strong>8. Which town is famed for its wine?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Melnik</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Sliven</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Shumen</p> <p><strong>9. Which city was once called Serdica?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Stara Zagora</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Sofia</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Silistra</p> <p> </p> <p><em>The correct answers:</em></p> <p><strong>1.</strong> – A; <strong>2.</strong> – C; <strong>3.</strong> – A; <strong>4.</strong> – B; <strong>5.</strong> – C; <strong>6.</strong> – B; <strong>7.</strong> – C; <strong>8.</strong> – A; <strong>9.</strong> – B.</p> </div> <a href="/archive/issue-181" hreflang="en">Issue 181</a> <div class="field field--name-field-mt-post-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field--entity-reference-target-type-taxonomy-term clearfix field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/fun/bulgaria-s-monthly-quiz" hreflang="en">BULGARIA&#039;S MONTHLY QUIZ</a></div> </div> <section class="field field--name-comment field--type-comment field--label-above comment-wrapper"> <h2 class="title comment-form__title">Add new comment</h2> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderForm" arguments="0=node&amp;1=3197&amp;2=comment&amp;3=comment" token="qZHUj8bWYHaa1tUq4L7UwxHBW6_wk_5A5kZgHxzFX68"></drupal-render-placeholder> </section> Wed, 27 Oct 2021 09:36:09 +0000 DimanaT 3197 at http://vagabond.bg WHO IS A FAMED BULGARIAN MYSTIC? http://vagabond.bg/who-famed-bulgarian-mystic-3155 <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">WHO IS A FAMED BULGARIAN MYSTIC?</span> <div class="field field--name-field-author-name field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">by Bozhidara Georgieva; photography by Anthony Georgieff</div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/user/251" lang="" about="/user/251" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" class="username">DimanaT</a></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Thu, 08/26/2021 - 15:19</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-subtitle field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><h3>Think you know Bulgaria and the Bulgarians? Take our test to doublecheck</h3> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="images-container clearfix"> <div class="image-preview clearfix"> <div class="image-wrapper clearfix"> <div class="field__item"> <div class="overlay-container"> <span class="overlay overlay--colored"> <span class="overlay-inner"> <span class="overlay-icon overlay-icon--button overlay-icon--white overlay-animated overlay-fade-top"> <i class="fa fa-plus"></i> </span> </span> <a class="overlay-target-link image-popup" href="/sites/default/files/2021-08/rila%20lakes%20peter%20deunov.jpg"></a> </span> <img loading="lazy" src="/sites/default/files/2021-08/rila%20lakes%20peter%20deunov.jpg" width="1000" height="666" alt="rila lakes peter deunov" title="rila lakes peter deunov" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field uk-text-bold uk-margin-small-top uk-margin-medium-bottom field--name-field-image-credits field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Deunov&#039;s followers perform rites on New Year&#039;s Day, which they believe comes in August</div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p><strong>1. Which historical figure was born in present-day Bulgaria?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Napoleon</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Rameses II</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Spartacus</p> <p><strong>2. How many gold medals did Bulgaria win at Tokyo Olympics?</strong></p> <p><strong>A. </strong>10</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> 3</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> None</p> <p><strong>3. Which Bulgarian river flows north to south?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> The Maritsa</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> The Struma</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> The Iskar</p> <p><strong>4. Bulgaria was involved in which international scandal?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Pegasus spyware development</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> The Carlos Ghosn escape</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> The sinking of the Titanic</p> <p><strong>5. Car plates that start with an A indicate which city...</strong></p> <p><strong>A. </strong>Burgas</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Asenovgrad</p> <p><strong>C. </strong>Varna</p> <p><strong>6. The school year in Bulgaria starts on...</strong></p> <p><strong>A. </strong>1 September</p> <p><strong>B. </strong>15 September</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> 1 October</p> <p><strong>7. Who is a famed Bulgarian mystic?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Georgi Dimitrov</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Stefan Stambolov</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Peter Deunov</p> <p><strong>8. In autumn, Bulgarians love roasting...</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Lamb</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Peppers</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Octopus</p> <p><strong>9. The leader of which party is a TV host?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Stand Up.BG! We Are Coming!</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Yes, Bulgaria!</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> There Is Such a People</p> <p><em>The correct answers:</em></p> <p><strong>1.</strong> - C; <strong>2.</strong> - B;<strong> 3.</strong> - B; <strong>4.</strong> - A; <strong>5.</strong> - A; <strong>6.</strong> - B; <strong>7.</strong> - C; <strong>8. </strong>- B;<strong> 9.</strong> - C.</p> </div> <a href="/archive/issue-179-180" hreflang="en">Issue 179-180</a> <div class="field field--name-field-mt-post-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field--entity-reference-target-type-taxonomy-term clearfix field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/fun/bulgaria-s-monthly-quiz" hreflang="en">BULGARIA&#039;S MONTHLY QUIZ</a></div> </div> <section class="field field--name-comment field--type-comment field--label-above comment-wrapper"> <h2 class="title comment-form__title">Add new comment</h2> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderForm" arguments="0=node&amp;1=3155&amp;2=comment&amp;3=comment" token="bnn1ETqaV3ZlZVYTT_pOZsTRrQZ_8ndJPWLWQtd2p-I"></drupal-render-placeholder> </section> Thu, 26 Aug 2021 12:19:25 +0000 DimanaT 3155 at http://vagabond.bg http://vagabond.bg/who-famed-bulgarian-mystic-3155#comments SOFIA BECAME BULGARIA'S CAPITAL IN... http://vagabond.bg/sofia-became-bulgarias-capital-3117 <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">SOFIA BECAME BULGARIA&#039;S CAPITAL IN...</span> <div class="field field--name-field-author-name field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">by Bozhidara Georgieva</div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/user/251" lang="" about="/user/251" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" class="username">DimanaT</a></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Sat, 07/31/2021 - 17:47</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-subtitle field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><h3>Think you know Bulgaria and the Bulgarians? Take our test to doublecheck</h3> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="images-container clearfix"> <div class="image-preview clearfix"> <div class="image-wrapper clearfix"> <div class="field__item"> <div class="overlay-container"> <span class="overlay overlay--colored"> <span class="overlay-inner"> <span class="overlay-icon overlay-icon--button overlay-icon--white overlay-animated overlay-fade-top"> <i class="fa fa-plus"></i> </span> </span> <a class="overlay-target-link image-popup" href="/sites/default/files/2021-07/old%20sofia%20postcard.jpg"></a> </span> <img loading="lazy" src="/sites/default/files/2021-07/old%20sofia%20postcard.jpg" width="1000" height="630" alt="old sofia postcard" title="old sofia postcard" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field uk-text-bold uk-margin-small-top uk-margin-medium-bottom field--name-field-image-credits field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Sofia in the 1910s</div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p><strong>1. What cocktail is a must at a Bulgarian beach?</strong></p> <p><strong>A. </strong>Mint liquor with Sprite</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Mojito</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Manhattan</p> <p><strong>2. Bulgaria's only oil refinery is nearby...</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Blagoevgrad</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Bansko</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Burgas</p> <p><strong>3. Bulgaria sent more men or women to the Tokyo Olympics?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Men</p> <p><strong>B. </strong>Women</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Equal number</p> <p><strong>4. Which poisonous snake species live in Bulgaria?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Viper and cobra</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Adder and rattlesnake</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Viper and adder</p> <p><strong>5. Which of these cities is in the Rhodope?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Vidin</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Veliko Tarnovo</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Velingrad</p> <p><strong>6. Sofia became Bulgaria's capital in...</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> 1946</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> 1879</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> 1885</p> <p><strong>7. With cucumber and yoghurt you can make...</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Shopska salad</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Stuffed vine leaves</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Tarator cold soup</p> <p><strong>8. Who is depicted on the 1 lev coin?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> St Ivan of Rila</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Khan Krum</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Boyko Borisov</p> <p><strong>9. Which river passes by Plovdiv?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> The Mesta</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> The Maritsa</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> The Iskar</p> <p><em>The correct answers:</em></p> <p><strong>1.</strong> - A; <strong>2.</strong> - C; <strong>3.</strong> - B; <strong>4. </strong>- C; <strong>5. </strong>- C; <strong>6.</strong> - B; <strong>7.</strong> - C; <strong>8.</strong> - A; <strong>9.</strong> - B.</p> </div> <a href="/archive/issue-178" hreflang="en">Issue 178</a> <div class="field field--name-field-mt-post-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field--entity-reference-target-type-taxonomy-term clearfix field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/fun/bulgaria-s-monthly-quiz" hreflang="en">BULGARIA&#039;S MONTHLY QUIZ</a></div> </div> <section class="field field--name-comment field--type-comment field--label-above comment-wrapper"> <h2 class="title comment-form__title">Add new comment</h2> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderForm" arguments="0=node&amp;1=3117&amp;2=comment&amp;3=comment" token="LTvG-JVEjNRQtjQn0tQOfYDG3jrs_Rfc0jDAaVr-zGY"></drupal-render-placeholder> </section> Sat, 31 Jul 2021 14:47:29 +0000 DimanaT 3117 at http://vagabond.bg http://vagabond.bg/sofia-became-bulgarias-capital-3117#comments BY RELIGION, BULGARIANS ARE PREDOMINANTLY... http://vagabond.bg/religion-bulgarians-are-predominantly-3085 <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">BY RELIGION, BULGARIANS ARE PREDOMINANTLY...</span> <div class="field field--name-field-author-name field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">by Bozhidara Georgieva; photography by Anthony Georgieff</div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/user/251" lang="" about="/user/251" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" class="username">DimanaT</a></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Mon, 06/28/2021 - 15:43</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-subtitle field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><h3 lang="en-US" xml:lang="en-US">Think you know Bulgaria and the Bulgarians? Take our test to doublecheck</h3> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="images-container clearfix"> <div class="image-preview clearfix"> <div class="image-wrapper clearfix"> <div class="field__item"> <div class="overlay-container"> <span class="overlay overlay--colored"> <span class="overlay-inner"> <span class="overlay-icon overlay-icon--button overlay-icon--white overlay-animated overlay-fade-top"> <i class="fa fa-plus"></i> </span> </span> <a class="overlay-target-link image-popup" href="/sites/default/files/2021-06/mosque%20bulgaria.jpg"></a> </span> <img loading="lazy" src="/sites/default/files/2021-06/mosque%20bulgaria.jpg" width="1000" height="667" alt="mosque bulgaria.jpg " title="mosque bulgaria" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field uk-text-bold uk-margin-small-top uk-margin-medium-bottom field--name-field-image-credits field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Predominantly Muslim?</div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p lang="en-US" xml:lang="en-US"><strong>1. Which region in this country is popularly referred to as Bulgaria's Granary?</strong></p> <p lang="en-US" xml:lang="en-US"><strong>A. </strong>Dobrudzha</p> <p lang="en-US" xml:lang="en-US"><strong>B.</strong> The Black Sea coast</p> <p lang="en-US" xml:lang="en-US"><strong>C.</strong> Sofia Plain</p> <p lang="en-US" xml:lang="en-US"><strong>2. Which Bulgarian mountain is famed for its seven lakes?</strong></p> <p lang="en-US" xml:lang="en-US"><strong>A. </strong>The Stara Planina</p> <p lang="en-US" xml:lang="en-US"><strong>B.</strong> The Rila</p> <p lang="en-US" xml:lang="en-US"><strong>C.</strong> The Pirin</p> <p lang="en-US" xml:lang="en-US"><strong>3. Where is the Petrified Wedding nature phenomenon?</strong></p> <p lang="en-US" xml:lang="en-US"><strong>A.</strong> In the Rhodope</p> <p lang="en-US" xml:lang="en-US"><strong>B. </strong>By Plovdiv</p> <p lang="en-US" xml:lang="en-US"><strong>C.</strong> At the River Danube</p> <p lang="en-US" xml:lang="en-US"><strong>4. Which is the ultimate seafood dish at the Bulgarian Black Sea?</strong></p> <p lang="en-US" xml:lang="en-US"><strong>A.</strong> Fried sprat</p> <p lang="en-US" xml:lang="en-US"><strong>B.</strong> Grilled octopus</p> <p lang="en-US" xml:lang="en-US"><strong>C.</strong> Squid soup</p> <p lang="en-US" xml:lang="en-US"><strong>5. By religion, Bulgarians are predominantly...</strong></p> <p lang="en-US" xml:lang="en-US"><strong>A.</strong> East Orthodox </p> <p lang="en-US" xml:lang="en-US"><strong>B.</strong> Catholic</p> <p lang="en-US" xml:lang="en-US"><strong>C.</strong> Muslim</p> <p lang="en-US" xml:lang="en-US"><strong>6. Which of these towns has not been a Bulgarian capital?</strong></p> <p lang="en-US" xml:lang="en-US"><strong>A.</strong> Pliska</p> <p lang="en-US" xml:lang="en-US"><strong>B.</strong> Vidin</p> <p lang="en-US" xml:lang="en-US"><strong>C. </strong>Varna</p> <p lang="en-US" xml:lang="en-US"><strong>7. Which Bulgarian city is located at three national borders?</strong></p> <p lang="en-US" xml:lang="en-US"><strong>A.</strong> Silistra</p> <p lang="en-US" xml:lang="en-US"><strong>B. </strong>Sandanski</p> <p lang="en-US" xml:lang="en-US"><strong>C.</strong> Svilengrad</p> <p lang="en-US" xml:lang="en-US"><strong>8. Who was the last medieval Bulgarian king?</strong></p> <p lang="en-US" xml:lang="en-US"><strong>A. </strong>Simeon the Great</p> <p lang="en-US" xml:lang="en-US"><strong>B.</strong> Boris III</p> <p lang="en-US" xml:lang="en-US"><strong>C.</strong> Ivan Shishman</p> <p lang="en-US" xml:lang="en-US"><strong>9. The name of Bulgaria's highest peak, Musala, is in fact Ottoman Turkish and means...</strong></p> <p lang="en-US" xml:lang="en-US"><strong>A.</strong> Closer to God</p> <p lang="en-US" xml:lang="en-US"><strong>B.</strong> Closer to love</p> <p lang="en-US" xml:lang="en-US"><strong>C.</strong> Closer to heaven </p> <p lang="en-US" xml:lang="en-US"><em>The correct answers to the questions: </em></p> <p lang="en-US" xml:lang="en-US"><strong>1.</strong> – A; <strong>2.</strong> – B; <strong>3.</strong> – A; <strong>4.</strong> – A; <strong>5.</strong> – A; <strong>6.</strong> – C; <strong>7.</strong> – C; <strong>8. </strong>– C; <strong>9. </strong>– A.</p> </div> <a href="/archive/issue-177" hreflang="en">Issue 177</a> <div class="field field--name-field-mt-post-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field--entity-reference-target-type-taxonomy-term clearfix field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/fun/bulgaria-s-monthly-quiz" hreflang="en">BULGARIA&#039;S MONTHLY QUIZ</a></div> </div> <section class="field field--name-comment field--type-comment field--label-above comment-wrapper"> <h2 class="title comment-form__title">Add new comment</h2> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderForm" arguments="0=node&amp;1=3085&amp;2=comment&amp;3=comment" token="PNIGVqmI9uvtsOi4wdWb4bKyHgV4cj1g89Mdj5Apsdg"></drupal-render-placeholder> </section> Mon, 28 Jun 2021 12:43:13 +0000 DimanaT 3085 at http://vagabond.bg http://vagabond.bg/religion-bulgarians-are-predominantly-3085#comments