1 November is a Bulgarian holiday celebrating all deserved Bulgarians. Day of the National Leaders. Everybody who has contributed one way or another during the centuries.
Bulgarian National FOOD & DRINK: Foreigners Taste Rakia & Shopska salad ~ 1 min read
Shopska salad is a traditional Bulgarian salad made with tomatoes, cucumbers, bell pepper, onion, olives, seasoned with extra virgin olive (or sunflower) oil and salt. Rakia is a Bulgarian national alcoholic drink made out of fruits and usually consumed together with Shopska Salad. The salad is originally made by Balkanturist (Bulgaria's first tour operator).
Grandma March Day (Baba Marta): Share a Martenitsa with each other ~ 2 min read
Baba Marta (Grandma March) is a Christian Tradition in Bulgaria when people give each other Martenitsa: an "amulet" made out of red and white thread.
The Oldest Building In Sofia: St George Rotunda; Communist Era in Bulgaria ~ 2 min read
St George Church is a brick Rotunda that is considered as the oldest building in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. Built by the Romans in the 4th century (😳), the building is famous for the 12th, 13th and 14th-century frescoes inside the central dome. Three layers of frescoes have been discovered, the earliest dating back … Continue reading The Oldest Building In Sofia: St George Rotunda; Communist Era in Bulgaria ~ 2 min read
1300 Years of Bulgaria (monument in Shumen, Bulgaria)
1300 Years of Bulgaria is the name of this monument in Shumen simply because it was erected 130 years after Khan Asparuh founded Bulgaria. This huge monument is like a closed space in which you can "meet" the people who probably contributed the most for the First Bulgarian Country. Khan Asparuh will "great" you at … Continue reading 1300 Years of Bulgaria (monument in Shumen, Bulgaria)