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Ruins, galleries, or churches - most of the country's Jewish temples have long forgotten Shabbat prayers
You thought that the Bulgarian Black Sea coast has been hopelessly overbuilt and is now a gaudier version of Ibiza and Mallorca the way they looked in the 1990s? You were told that cheap beer taken in ample quantities at the seaside was its main asset? Think again.
A small yet vocal group of Bulgarian historians and activists have produced a pamphlet, called by themselves "historical research," meant to smear a book published by Vagabond Media in 2012, The Turks of Bulgaria. What originally enraged the group was one sentence in a photo caption appearing in The Turks of Bulgaria referring to an event in the late 19th Century they apparently knew nothing about.