VAGABOND Bulgaria’s English Magazine

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RHODOPE'S CITY OF GODS


Carved out of rock, millennia-old pagan sanctuary of Perperikon became bishop's seat when Christianity arrived

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DAY OF ST GEORGE BULGARIAN STYLE


For Bulgarians, Gergyovden is central to national identity, and this is not only because of the connection to the heroic legend of the slaying of the dragon and the bravery of Bulgarian soldiers. St George is also the patron of sheep, livestock and shepherds.