WHERE IN BULGARIA ARE YOU?

WHERE IN BULGARIA ARE YOU?

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 12:09

This is one of Bulgaria's most popular seaside resorts at a time when... very few visitors come.

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© Anthony Georgieff

The 6th of December, in Orthodox hagiography the feast day of St Nicholas – revered also as the protector of seamen, is celebrated here with particular enthusiasm as the majority of those locals not involved with summertime tourism are actually fishermen and live on the sea.

The celebrations involve a huge party at the harbour, with free fish soup and plenty of drinks, some blessing of ships by the local priest, and in good weather a free cruise around the islands in the bay.

Where in Bulgaria are you?

Issue 97

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